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Mör Vös: Joint Prayer Ceremony (2019)

Original title: Mör vös: ühispalvus

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Documentary Duration 66:00

Mör Vös: Joint Prayer Ceremony

An Ethnographic film about the traditional sacrificial rite of the Udmurts in Bashkortostan at village group level.
In the 17th-18th century, the Udmurts, to escape Christianization and social pressure moved massively eastwards from the Kama River. They found refuge among the Bashkirs who were moslem and allowed them to follow the ways of their ancestors. Soviet anti-religious campaigns failed to root out the Udmurts' religious traditions although in some villages public prayers were cancelled for a while. Today amidst the Eastern Udmurts the traditional Udmurt faith is reborn, in almost all villages prayer ceremonies are carried out. The main aim of ...

Director: Liivo Niglas

Keywords: animism | religion | rituals | udmurdid | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) MP DOC
Film Category Documentary, Antropological
Text / Dialogue Udmurt
Duration 66:00


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Producer Liivo Niglas
Director Liivo Niglas
Cinematographer Liivo Niglas

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 18.03.2019, World Film Festival, Tartu, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, World Film Festival (Tartu, Estonia), 2019

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm