Gay Man's Struggles To Be Ordained as a Christian Minister, USA, 1970s. Documentary on the 1972 ordination in the United Church of Christ of William R. Johnston, the first openly gay person in history to be ordained to the Christian ministry.
Chinese pagoda in forest setting, Chinese gate or archway entrance to temple, shrines, incense burning in bowl, yellow clad monks at temple, Chinese puppets, incense burning zoom back to shrine, worshippers going into temple, interior man lighting incense sticks zoom back to stylized Buddha figure Man playing Chinese two stringed violin, playing mandolin like traditional musical instrument Chinese calligraphy, printing letters on paper
Asakusa Kannon Buddhist Temple, with crowds, large Japanese lantern, pedestrians, lanterns, temple with much incense rising.
Kamakura Shinto and Buddhist temple, Shinto shrine and Zen center, tying good luck tassel on trellis, offering made by man, Buddhist monks walking on grounds of temple, formally dressed Japanese men and women walking at temple, women in kimonos, man ringing temple bell or gong, monks walking with umbrellas in religious procession Great Buddha, pan up, Buddhism, giant sitting Buddha, focus through cherry blossoms (good), with tourists
St. Peter's Basilica, through trees, Roman cathedrals and churches, statue of Jesus Vatican City, statues, buildings, fountain, St. Peter's, bell ringing in tower Papal Mass at St. Peter's Basilica, fathers walking through corridors, nuns, religious ritual, pan down to parade of holy men (good), Pope John Paul II, crowds, Pope giving blessing, Catholic outdoor mass, administering sacraments, pan up from crowds to St. Peter's (good)
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Bridge Over Troubled Waters, 1971, narrated by Jack Gilford. Film explores youth homeless, Jewish identity, hospitals and healthcare
Mosque, framed in dark doorway (good), pan down, Massive mosque, pan up, interior of mosque (no one around), prayer squares, chandeliers hanging above, Minarets of mosque, prayer call, pan up, Details of mosque, roofs, Al Azhar Mosque, pan across, pan down long arched walkway and shadows, mosque through arches, pan up mosque, ext., Muslims praying in mosque, Islamic prayer ceremony, men praying, high angles, muezzin, men bow in prayer, stand up