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Title Muron [videorecording] = Miwṛon / Mirk Films presents ; a Nigol Bezjian film.

Imprint [Lebanon : Mirk Films ; Glendale, CA] : Distributed in the USA and Canada by CD Rama, [2005]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Arm 234.16 MUR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Note Parts of summary from Film Baby WWW site, viewed April 20, 2010.
Credits Editor, Kamal Hannawi ; camera, Sossie Khatcho ; music arranged and conducted by Yervand Yerkanian ; [additional music] arranged and conducted by Reverand Father Meghrig Parikian.
Performer Music performed by: Tagharan Armenian Medieval Music Ensemble. Additional music performed by: Shnorhali Choir.
Summary This film was made in Beirut, Lebanon, 2001, in celebration of the 1700th anniversary of Armenia's adoption of Christianity in 301 A.D. In a tradition that has continued ever since that time, Muron (Chrism) has been prepared every seven years by mixing more than 40 kinds of oils, roots, herbs, and incenses, cooked continuously for 48 hours. The oil is then transferred to special cloth bags for extraction and purification. This process is repeated several times in the next few days. The oil is then transferred to the Cauldron and placed on the altar for 40 days. On the 40th day, during the presence of distinguished guests, including archbishops and priests from various Christian sects, and thousands of Armenians from around the world, the Catholicos blesses the oil and adds the remains of the old Muron into the new. Muron is used for baptisms, consecration of new churches and ordainment of new priests.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Language Armenian and some Arabic diaogue, optional subtitles in Arabic, English or French.
Subject Armenian Church -- Liturgy.
Chrism.
Sacraments -- Armenian Church.
Genre/Form Religious films.
Documentary films.
Added Author Bezjian, Nigol.
Mirk Films.
Added Title Miwṛon
Standard No. 828584024393

 
    
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