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    • Drama of the Shadow World

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    • The Drama of the Shadow World interviews Dr. Richard Toews, an anthropologist, Sharad Chandra, a Hindu pandit or priest and Sutrisno Hartana, an Indonesian dalang puppet master to explore the meanings of myth, dramatic retelling of well known...
    • 2009
    • Oral Tradition into Written Tradition

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    • This video is a retelling of creation of the Ramayana through Valmiki’s vision of Brahma. The traditional epic is brought into modern Canada through a discussion of re-mixes, mash-ups, copyright and intellectual property rights
    • 2009
    • Ramayana – The Kidnapping of Sita

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    • The kidnapping of Sita portion of the Ramayana is reported in a Hitchcock-style docu-news format. The reporter asks us how we would act when faced with a moral dilemma, 'Was Sita right in trying to help who she thought was just a poor man in need...
    • 2009
    • Ravana

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    • Opening with a shadow clown sequence, this video is an exploration of the meaning of evil as personified in Ravana, the ultimate villain in the Ramayana. A stage performance of the banishment of Rama introduces animated puppets that tell the story...
    • 2009
    • SNN – Why we fight

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    • Using a news broadcast format this video brings us reports of the battle at the end of the Ramayana, when Rama’s army defeats Ravana’s troops and allows Sita and Rama return to Kosala. Hanuman, the general of Rama’s monkey army is interviewed...
    • 2009
    • The Journey of the Wayang

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    • The Journey of the Wayang is an introduction to the traditional context of the wayang shadow puppets in Indonesia and an interview with the donor about the wayang and the donation of the puppets to Simon Fraser University. The 2006 performance is...
    • 2009
    • Wayang Kulit – Respect for the Puppets

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    • This animated video introduces the characters of the Ramayana and discusses the idea of Dharma, with commentary by Sharad Chandra, a Hindu Pandit or priest. Dr. Barbara Winter, the curator of the museum, explains how the puppets were made and...
    • 2009
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Demon prince
    • Possibly a son of King Arimbaka. They play a small role in the Mahabharata. Red face with round red eyes, gold teeth. Gold body with long sarong. Black claw hair with half crown and bird motif.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Male Prince
    • Red face with round eyes. Gold body with long gold, pink and blue sarong, wings, green arm and leg bands. Claw hair with half bird motif crown.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Male Figure
    • Possibly son of Parikesit from the Mahabharata. Red face with flat top nose, exposed teeth. Bird motif ornaments in hair. Gold body with long bustle skirt.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Jagabilawa
    • The name taken by Bima, a character in the Mahabharata, when is disguised as a butcher. Gold face with flat topped nose, round red eyes. Gold body with necklace, half crown and pants with snake motif at knees. Flowered arm bands.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Wanara
    • Anthropomorhpic monkey warrior. Red body with chest hair wearing necklace, and long green sarong. Red face with gold teeth. Green half crown.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Baladewa
    • A character in the Mahabharata, either the incarnation of the Snake God or God of Happiness and Prosperity. White face and body. Full crown with bird motifs. Wings. Gold necklae. Long green, pink and blue sarong. Green, gold and red arm bands.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Wanara
    • Anthropomorphic monkey warrior. Red face with exposed teeth and round red eyes. Red body wearing long multicoloured sarong. Gold with red dotted arm bands. One clawed finger nail on one hand.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Male Figure
    • Red face with round eyes. Gold body wearing long sarong, necklacke, green bracelets, and snake motif anklets. Full crown with bird motif.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Male Prince
    • Red face with round red eyes. Gody body wearing long bustle mutlicoloured sarong. Blue snake arm bands, blue circle wrist bands. Black hair with half crown and bird motif.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anila
    • Wanara anthropomorphic warrior in Sugriv's army during the Ramayana. Blue face with round red eyes. Half crown with bird motif, curly hair. Arm, wrist, leg and tail bands. Sarong.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Male Prince
    • Red face and gold body wearing wings, pink snake motif sash across chest. Full crown with bird motifs. Long sarong.
    • 1870-1920

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