IMAGES OF FAITH

IMAGES OF FAITH

    Price: $265.00

    Code: 1604
    Format: DVD

    Examines the centuries-old tradition in Puerto Rico of using hand-carved santos in Catholic religious practices. The film visits an elderly santero (carver) and his teenage apprentice, revealing the skill and artistry of this ancient craft as well as the importance of the saints in the lives of the faithful.

    Directed by Rebecca Marvil
    1992, 28 minutes
    Purchase: $265 | Classroom Rental: $50


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    "Recommended for sociology, anthropology or art courses in junior high and above." --School Library Journal

       Good "Clearly demonstrates how one particular object in a society can tie into many cultural, artistic, religious, and economic issues."--Video Rating Guide for Libraries