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Ethnographic Film Series: A Balinese Trance Séance

WhenFriday, March 23, 2018 - 2:30pm
Venue

Natural History Museum

Event Location

Ground Floor, Q?rius Theater

Cost

Free

Description

A Balinese Trance Séance (Linda Connor, Patsy Asch & Timothy Asch, 30 min,  1980-81)

Jero on Jero: A Balinese Trance Seance Observed (Linda Connor, Patsy Asch & Timothy Asch, 30 min,  1980-81)

These films are an intimate portrait of Jero, a Balinese medium, who speaks with spirits to help her clients. In the first film, Jero’s work is examined, and in the second, Jero watches and comments on the earlier footage.

Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources.  Edited films and outtake film footage is archived in the National Anthropological Film Collection.

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