The Resource Kataragama : A God for All Seasons, ITV Global Entertainment, (evideo)

Kataragama : A God for All Seasons, ITV Global Entertainment, (evideo)

Label
Kataragama : A God for All Seasons
Title
Kataragama
Title remainder
A God for All Seasons
Statement of responsibility
ITV Global Entertainment
Title variation
God for All Seasons
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Ratnyaka was 11 when he went into the jungle of Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon-and disappeared without a trace. His family consulted an astrologer who told them to put their plight to Kataragama, predicting the Hindu god would have the boy back in 21 days. While the boy's parents waited at home, the film team went to Kataragama's central shrine, witnessing terrifying scenes as worshippers thanked their god for granted favors: some walked through pits of red-hot fires or staggered on nailed shoes, while others hung themselves from butchers' hooks impaled on their backs. All the worshippers have their own vision of Kataragama, yet all agree he can do anything. At a time when other traditional gods were fading, more people were coming to Kataragama than ever in the past. After missing for more than a year, the boy Ratnyaka returned home
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Disappearing world (Television program)
Intended audience
11 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
52
Series statement
Disappearing World
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sri Lanka
  • Cultural geography
  • Population
  • Religions
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Social ecology
  • India
Technique
live action
Label
Kataragama : A God for All Seasons, ITV Global Entertainment, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=49222
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 17, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
A Traditional Way of Solving the Unsolvable (4:02) -- Ratnyaka Goes Missing (5:05) -- Buddha Cannot Help Douglas (2:17) -- An Astrologer Offers Advice to Douglas (4:19) -- Seeking Kataragama's Help (4:22) -- Repaying Kataragama (1:55) -- An Extreme Form of Repayment (6:26) -- Becoming a Holy Man (1:34) -- Kataragama's Festival at Night (3:11) -- Who is Kataragama? (2:03) -- Living Under God's Protection (3:47) -- Receiving God's Grace Through Suffering (4:13) -- Waiting for Ratnyaka (4:02) -- Ratnyaka Returns (3:46) -- Credits: Kataragama: A God for All Seasons-Disappearing World (0:42)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (52 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 49216s
  • 49222
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100049222
  • 100049222
  • (OCoLC)820954260
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Kataragama : A God for All Seasons, ITV Global Entertainment, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=49222
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 17, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
A Traditional Way of Solving the Unsolvable (4:02) -- Ratnyaka Goes Missing (5:05) -- Buddha Cannot Help Douglas (2:17) -- An Astrologer Offers Advice to Douglas (4:19) -- Seeking Kataragama's Help (4:22) -- Repaying Kataragama (1:55) -- An Extreme Form of Repayment (6:26) -- Becoming a Holy Man (1:34) -- Kataragama's Festival at Night (3:11) -- Who is Kataragama? (2:03) -- Living Under God's Protection (3:47) -- Receiving God's Grace Through Suffering (4:13) -- Waiting for Ratnyaka (4:02) -- Ratnyaka Returns (3:46) -- Credits: Kataragama: A God for All Seasons-Disappearing World (0:42)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (52 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 49216s
  • 49222
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100049222
  • 100049222
  • (OCoLC)820954260
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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