A Burning Passion That's Close to Worship

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But fellow organiser Stephen Harper is more robust in his defence of the film. He says many academics have been looking for an outlet for their interest in it. "It's a very self-consciously researched film," he says. "Its explicit concern with anthropological themes and folklore seems to elicit high cultural readings. There are a lot of people who are really going to enjoy the experience of giving a valuable academic paper about something they're passionate about."

Period11 Jul 2003

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