The Resource The Last Rites of the Honourable Mr. Rai, directed by Jayasinhji Jhala, edited by Alethea Carbaugh and Lauren Semmel., (streaming video)

The Last Rites of the Honourable Mr. Rai, directed by Jayasinhji Jhala, edited by Alethea Carbaugh and Lauren Semmel., (streaming video)

Label
The Last Rites of the Honourable Mr. Rai
Title
The Last Rites of the Honourable Mr. Rai
Statement of responsibility
directed by Jayasinhji Jhala, edited by Alethea Carbaugh and Lauren Semmel.
Contributor
Author
Film director
Producer
Subject
Language
  • san
  • hin
  • eng
  • san
Summary
The Last Rites of the Honourable Mr. Rai is a film about the cremation of a longtime resident of the holy city of Varanasi. This film, made at the request of the Rai family, is possibly the most detailed and respectful study of the Hindu rites of cremation on the sacred banks of the river Ganga at the historic Harish Chandra Ghat. With no invasive narration but with inter-titles and subtitles the film enables the viewer to see, hear and experience all that is said by the mourners, the funerary priest and cremation ground specialists, as they carry out this final rite of passage for a Hindu
Is part of
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 2007
Language note
In Sanskrit, Hindi, Subtitles in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jhala, Jayasinhji
  • Allen, William
  • Carbaugh, Alethea
  • Semmel, Lauren
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
46
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indian
  • Deaths
  • Cultural identity
  • Burial customs
  • Religious rites and ceremonies
  • Hinduism
Technique
live action
Label
The Last Rites of the Honourable Mr. Rai, directed by Jayasinhji Jhala, edited by Alethea Carbaugh and Lauren Semmel., (streaming video)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 47 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1116041
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897773850
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The Last Rites of the Honourable Mr. Rai, directed by Jayasinhji Jhala, edited by Alethea Carbaugh and Lauren Semmel., (streaming video)
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 47 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1116041
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897773850
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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