A Celebration of Origins: Wai Brama, Flores, Indonesia

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© Asch
45 minutes / Colour / 1992
Directed by
Timothy Asch Patsy Asch

Anthropologist Douglas E. Lewis

Country of production Australia

Series ANU, Indonesia Series

This film is a record of the gren mahe rituals of the people of the domain of Wai Brama. The gren mahe is the largest religious event of the Wai Brama ceremonial system and requires the participation of the whole community. The film examines ceremonial leadership and the role of evolving religious practice in a changing society.

Language and subtitles English with English Subtitles

Region South-East Asia

Country Indonesia

Keywords Ritual Religion / Belief / Faith