Fatmawati's Wedding: the Weddings of two Sisters, the Preparations

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1998 / 50 minutes

Directed by
Fiona Kerlogue
Country of production
United Kingdom

This film records the preparations for the wedding of two sisters in eastern Sumatra in December 1996. There is an emphasis on the importance of the role of women in the village. Ritual exchanges of textiles and cakes, and a series of purification rituals are shown.

Language and subtitles
English (no subtitles)
Location(s) depicted
Sumatra
Region
South-East Asia
Country
Indonesia
Keywords
Gender Role and Identity Marriage Ritual Material Culture