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Blossoms of fire / Intrépidas Productions presents ; a film produced, directed and edited by Maureen Gosling ; director/co-producer, Ellen Osborne.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 306.85 BLO (Text) 30032001735601 DVD NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1567304362
  • ISBN: 9781567304367
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 74 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : New Yorker Video, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released in 2000.
Special features: "Sketches of Juchitán" featurette (22 min.); Martha Toledo's photo gallery: pleasures of my land; Director's photo gallery: The filming of 'Blossoms of fire'.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, Xavier Pérez Grobet ; narration written by Toni Hanna ; additional narration, Pam Rorke-Levy ; narration, Maureen Gosling.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring the people of Juchitán and San Blas Atempa, Oaxaca.
Summary, etc.:
The beauty and strength of the women of the Juchitán have inspired legends and songs for centuries, as well as recent tabloid stories of male harems and free love. Separate fact from folklore and sensationalism from sociology.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Spanish and Zapotec dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject: Zapotec women > Social life and customs.
Matriarchy > Mexico > Juchitán de Zaragoza.
Businesswomen > Mexico > Juchitán de Zaragoza.
Embroidery > Mexico > Juchitán de Zaragoza.
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico)
Genre: Documentary films.

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