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Sanctuary of the Earth Goddess

Directed by Katherine Stenger-Frey
Canada / Indonesia, 1986 (documentary, 42 minutes, colour, English)

Film Description:
"A journey to an Indonesian jungle village which is mythically claimed to be the secret hiding place of an ancient Earth Goddess. People in the same village today profess to be Moslems yet they believe in the Earth Goddess and paradoxically celebrate her in ancient ritual."
-- World Film Festival / Festival des films du monde (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Katherine Stenger Frey
Produced by: Hans Mehendra
Principal Cast: Raudha Thaib, Wisran Hadi, Herisman Is, Tamsil Rosha, Malyani, Bhr. Tanjung, Nita Tanjung
Cinematography: Paul Holahan
Film Editing: Louis Segal, Katherine Stenger Frey
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Notes about Sanctuary of the Earth Goddess

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