STK-ID 38620

Several shots from different angles of Padre Santiago (Jacques Monast OMI) a missionary from Quebec in Bolivia celebrating mass in Turco Church, of statues on golden wall (mix of richness and decay), of Bolivian Christians sitting in church, of two men covering altar after mass, of Padre Santiago walking out of the church. Several shots of Christian statues in church. Several shots from different angles of two Bolivian men closing a cardboard box containing last remains of a baby, of them kneeling beside box and praying, of man walking in Turco street with cardboard box and of Padre Santiago and other persons, mostly children, following him to cemetery, of Padre Santiago praying, of men standing up and praying after burial, of everybody leaving cemetery.


Excerpt from
Les deux côtés de la médaille
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio