The Men Who Dance the Giglio (1995)

A documentary on the Brooklyn St. Paulinus Festival. This film explores ethnicity, cultural traditions, and religious devotion as the performers, participants, and community members explain the significance of the festival.

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Best of Show, UCLA Film and Folklore Association Festival


For licensing, film rights and permissions, contact Jeff Porter, the distributor , or Folkstreams.

Film Details

  • Film by: Jeff Porter
  • Other Credits: Research and production assistance: Claire Sponsler. Thanks to Franklin Miller, Robert Olney, Leighton Pierce, Camille Seaman, Sarah Stein.
  • Original Format: 3/4 inch videotape: U-matic
  • ©Produced at the University of Iowa Department of Communication Studies, 1995
  • 28 mins, Color
  • Categories:
    Ethnic & Immigrant CulturesFestivals/CustomsReligionUrban Life