Education Programs: Institutes for Higher Education Faculty

Period of Performance

6/1/1978 - 8/31/1979

Funding Totals

$31,716.00 (approved)
$31,716.00 (awarded)

Saints and Spirits

FAIN: EH-*0367-78

University of Texas, Austin (Austin, TX 78712-0100)
Elizabeth W. Fernea (Project Director: November 1977 to October 1990)

To support production of a documentary about Islamic religious experience emphasizing three events in Morocco and filmed on location.

To edit and produce Saint and Spirits (Islamic religious experience), a 20-30 minute educational film for junior college, college and university classes and some high school classes. A teacher's manual for class use in discussing religious, cultural and social issues raised by the film will be produced. Film will focus on personal dimensions of Islam during 3 events in Morocco, all viewed through one woman's experience. Film will be rented to educational organizations.