The Shrine

Film Info:  “The Shrine” (1989) – 46 minutes

Distributor:  ???????????

Summary:  Depicts the Holy Week pilgrimage to El Santuario de Chimayo in New Mexico; very useful for appreciation of folk religion, the time-space structure of pilgrimages, and the importance of sacred place both in America’s Hispanic and Indian cultural heritages.

Film notice taken (with permission) from the “Teaching Resources” list in Meredith McGuire’s Religion: The Social Context, third edition. Her 5th edition (available from Waveland Press: see does not contain the resource list. I have only traced some of these films to current distributors. Please post updated information about them, if you have it. – JS

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