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Mirrors of Paradise

Synopsis
Celebrates the cultural and religious co-existence between Muslim, Christian and Jew which throve in Spain prior to 1492 and so influenced the European Renaissance. Features poetry, architecture, paintings, gardens, landscape, food, music and includes contributions from a variety of people from craftsmen to scholars.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 77 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Hire
Sale; 1998 hire: £20.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Arts and Humanities; History; Religious studies
Keywords
Christianity; cultural influences; Islam; Judaism; Renaissance

Credits

Director
Jurgen Schadeberg

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£50.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
55 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

Bailey’s African Photo Archives

Distributor

Name

Arts on Film Archive, University of Westminster

Notes
Arts on Film Archive offers on-line access to a large range of films on art produced in the United Kingdom since the 1950s, and is a unique record of British and international post-war art, as well as of documentary film-making in the UK. In its first phase, the archive offers a complete database and an on-line video streaming of all 450 films made by the film department of Arts Council England between 1953 and 1998 and several films produced till 2003 by the dance Department of ACE. The collection is only available streamed to ac.uk domain addresses.

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