DER Documentary

Romeria: Day of the Virgin

by Jerome Mintz
color, 54 min, 1986

Non-profit, K-12, and Individual pricing also available
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The centerpiece of the film is a religious pilgrimage to a local shrine of the Virgin near the town of Alcala de los Gazules, Cadiz, Spain. Families make elaborate preparations for the day long event. Pilgrimage organizers and worshippers discuss the ambiguities of their beliefs and affiliations.

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