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Lara Classics, Inc. (Cambridge, MA 02139)
Pamela C. Berger (Project Director: September 1985 to present)

The Sorceress, the Friar, and the Greyhound Saint: A Film on Peasant Healing Rites in 13th-Century France

To support the production of a 90-minute dramatic feature film about the eventsand conflicts that occurred in a 13th-century French village when a Dominican friar, an early inquisitor, uncovered an ancient peasant healing ritual. The story is taken from the text of Etienne de Bourbon, written in the late 1520s.

Project fields:
Medieval Studies

Media, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$850,000 (approved)
$850,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
2/1/1986 – 4/30/1988