Semana Santa en Sevilla - Jesús del Gran Poder
Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Seville
narrated in English
A Magnificent Video Documentary available on sale (English y Español)
Semana Santa in Seville documents the Spanish city's annual celebration
of Holy Week -- a tradition which dates back more than five centuries.
Lifesize images of Christ and the Virgin and scenes of the passion are
carried in procession through the city on magnificently adorned platforms,
escorted by long files of hooded penitents. This 52-minute program covers
the history and art of the Semana Santa in Seville.
"...beautifully filmed, magnificently researched, and superbly narrated
...It should definetly be an integral component in courses on Spanish
culture and civilization."
E. Michael Gerli,
Professor of Spanish
"An accurate representation of an ancient tradition. Full of power
Spain '92 Foundation
"An enlightening and visually satisfying exploration
...of interest on several levels: as art and cultural history, folklore,
religion, and travel. Recommended for most collections."
A production of
Yellow Cat Productions,
505 11th Street, SE
Washington D.C. 20003
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