STK-ID 10743

Hinduism: HAMCSs of Hindus swaying. Level shots of musicians, of Hindus swaying, chanting during religious ceremony. Three shots of religious images. Shot of man bowing to pavement, praying. Several shots of Hindus praying individually. HAS of street, group of Hindus heading for ceremony featuring child dressed up in ritual clothing and ornaments. Shots of group, of child, of monks. CS of statues. Shot of turbaned Hindu in front of camera, touching forehead to floor, praying. Shot of statues, one representing Vishnu. Shot of woman praying to statue. TILT DOWN Hindu temple to group of monks in courtyard sitting on rug, being taught by another monk. MLS of women washing clothes in water of Ganges River, child leaping into water in background. PAN to man taking ritual bath in Ganges. CS of woman washing, PAN to man taking bath. MLS of monk teaching youngsters outside house as adults stand by. Similar shot in different location. HAS of teacher speaking. Shot of boys listening attentively.


Excerpt from
Four Religions
Ganges River
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486