In South India, and particularly in Kerala, the origins of the christian communities date back to the evangelisation by the apostle Thomas, who, according to tradition, landed on the Malabar coast in 52 A.D.
Later, those communities were linked to the Church of the East ( also called the Nestorian church, and later the Chaldean church).
Having converted to the roman catholicism, they rebelled; from this time on, they split off into a number of groups: they divided into a roman catholic group and another group linked with the Syrian orthodox Church having Antiocha as the patriarchal headquarters.
As a result they kept the rites, liturgy and prayers of those different churches in the syriac language.
The Keralese christians refer to themselves under the name of “Saint Thomas Christians”, but are also called “Syrian christians of India”...
For a whole year, this documentary gives voice to three athletes : Matthis Daniel, Rodrigue Massianga, and Lucas Créange. These are top athletes who suffer from a range of mental disabilities, some more obvious than others.
<b>« The Journey »</b> is a 14½ hour documentary film by <b>Peter Watkins</b>, made between the years 1983 and 1985 on several contin...
Thirteenth episode « The Journey » is a 14½ hour documentary film by Peter Watkins, made between the years 1983 and 1985 on several continents, released on film in 1987 at the Toronto Film Festival. It is structured around the theme of nuclear weapons, military spending and poverty. Ordinary people are asked about their awareness of these issues.
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1943. While the “Final Solution” raged in Europe, the Italian Army protected the Jews in the areas they occupied. For 9 months a small alpine village in the South of France, 64 kilometres North of Nice, is changed into an Eastern European “shetel”.
Microwaves, Wi-fi, 3G, mobile phones, electrical network… We are all electrosensitive. Our bodies are sensitive to electromagnetic waves going through our environment.
Intangible and invisible, these electromagnetic waves are nowadays everywhere, they have invaded our daily lives.
For the past ten years worldwide questioning of mobile phone antennas has been increasing. It is based on numerous scientific studies which have revealed the effects of electromagnetic waves on health. Yet, States, industrialists and part of the scientific community claim that health standards protect the public.
Virgile has been nearly everywhere, or so it seems. Long distance travels on the bike in Africa, hitchiking thourgh the Russian continent, on trains in Asia... he knows it all. Yet there's one place left where he didn't experience adventure: his home... The Jura mountains in France. He thus launch himself on a new quest: local exploration.