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An Initiation "kut" for a Korean shaman (1991)
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Music Videorecording 32
Title:
An Initiation "kut" for a Korean shaman
Originally produced:
1991
Format:
VHS
Summary:
Shamans in Korean society are generally women and are generally consulted by women. They are frequently those who have been "set apart" by bad life experiences. This film depicts portions of a two-day initiation ritual for a young woman, whose spirit mother and whose family believe she is destined to be a shaman. Music, rituals and life experiences of shamans are depicted and discussed.
Credits:
produced and directed by Laurel Kendall & Diana S. Lee.
Publication:
[Honolulu?] : Distributor University of Hawaii Press, c1991.
Details:
1 VHS : sound, color
Studio(s):
Center for Visual Anthropology
Director(s):
Kendall, Laurel
Lee, Diana S
Producer(s):
Kendall, Laurel
Lee, Diana S
Performer(s):
Shamans, Kim Pongsun (spirit mother), An Hosun, Kwan Myongnyo, Chini (initiate).
Production:
Photographer and editor, Diana S. Lee; voice-over dubs, Jean Bascom (spirit mother), Diana S. Lee (Chini), Elizabeth Thompson (An Hosun); narrator, Laurel Kendal; ethnographer and translation, Laurel Kendall; post-production adviser, Patsy Asch.
Notes:
In Korean with some English voice-over and some subtitles.
"Produced at the Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California"--back of container.
Subjects:
Shamans Korea (South)
Women Korea (South) Religious life.
Shamanism Korea (South)
Ethnic music recordings Korea (South)
Ethnic music recordings, Korean.
Genre:
Documentary films.
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Location: Storage
Format: VHS
Genre: Documentary films
Year: 1990s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: Korean
Subtitles: English
Title: Initiation "kut" for a Korean shaman
Director: Kendall, Laurel
Director: Lee, Diana S
Production studio: Center for Visual Anthropology
Film technique: Live action