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Goddess Remembered

Goddess Remembered

| 54 min

This documentary is a salute to 35,000 years of the goddess-worshipping religions of the ancient past. The film features Merlin Stone, Carol Christ, Luisah Teish and Jean Bolen, all of whom link the loss of goddess-centric societies with today's environmental crisis. This is the first part of a 3-part series that includes The Burning Times and Full Circle.


Credits
  • director
    Donna Read
  • producer
    Margaret Pettigrew
    Signe Johansson
  • executive producer
    Rina Fraticelli
    Kathleen Shannon
  • script
    D.C. Blade
    Donna Read
    Gloria Demers
  • photography
    Susan Trow
  • sound
    Diane Carrière
  • editing
    Donna Read
    Judith Merritt
  • sound editing
    Jackie Newell
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • narrator
    Martha Henry
  • music
    Loreena McKennitt

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Education

Ages 17 to 17

Civics/Citizenship - Ideologies
Ethics and Religious Culture - Religious Diversity/Heritage

Have students do an activity recreating the cult of the goddess in Western and contemporary societies. They should start by identifying the various theoretical concepts covered in the film that might guide them in their task. They should then form teams and examine the possible consequences of these forms of worship on how societies are organized.

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