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Fatmawati’s Wedding: The Wedding of Two Sisters, The Preparations and Traditional Ceremonies

Synopsis
Records the preparations for the wedding of two sisters in eastern Sumatra in December 1996, emphasising the importance of the role of women in the village. Shows ritual exchanges of textiles and cakes, and a series of purification rituals.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1998
Availability
Hire (RAI Film & Video Library)
Sale (RAI); 2000 sale: £50.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Documentation
Study guide available.
Subjects
Anthropology
Keywords
ceremonies; Indonesia; marriage customs; Sumatra

Credits

Director
Fiona Kerlogue
Contributor
Fiona Kerlogue

Distributor

Name

Royal Anthropological Institute

Contact
Susanne Hammacher (Film Officer)
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Notes
The Institute sells more than 250 anthropology and ethnology titles on video and DVD, including some produced by students and staff of the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology. There is also a large library of internationally produced film and video productions from which items may be borrowed within the UK.
Name

Royal Anthropological Institute Film & Video Library, c/o Concord Media

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01473 726012
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