The Emily Carr University Library is not open at this time. Please visit COVID-19 for information about online library services and for answers to other frequently asked questions.

Record Details

Catalogue Search

Search Results Showing Item 1 of 136

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Emily Carr University of Art + Design BF1566 .B97 2007 (Text) 30220780 Video Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: videorecording
    1 videodisc (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1990 by the National Film Board of Canada, Studio D.
Licensed for: home, classroom, library. BVAVSA
Restrictions: no ILL. BVAVSA
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematographer, Susan Trow ; editors, Judith Merritt, Donna Read ; narrator, Martha Henry ; music composed and performed by Loreena McKennitt.
Participant or Performer Note: Participants: Starhawk, teacher, author & witch ; Matthew Fox, former Dominican priest and leader of the Creation Spirituality movement ; Margot Adler, witch and National Public Radio reporter.
Summary, etc.: Discusses legends and misconceptions regarding the term "witch". Examines women's roles in goddess-based religions and how the Christian church attacked them as witches during the Middle Ages. Supports the belief that anti-witch hysteria persists today in modern society's cultural acceptance of violence against women.
System Details Note:
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Licensed for: home, classroom, library.
Restrictions: no ILL.
Subject: Christianity and other religions
Goddess religion
Paganism -- Relations -- Christianity
Persecution -- History
Witchcraft -- History
Women and religion
Women -- Religious life
Genre/Form: Documentary films.
Search Results Showing Item 1 of 136

Additional Resources