Dr. Heide Goettner-Abendroth
Dr. Heide Goettner-Abendroth
Dr. Heide Goettner-Abendroth

Films

Celebrating the Year of the Earth. Matriarchal Mystery Festivals at the Academy HAGIA

Celebrating the Year of the Earth. Matriarchal Mystery Festivals at the Academy HAGIA

A film by Gudrun Frank-Wissmann & Uschi Madeisky
Direction: Heide Goettner-Abendroth
90 minutes, Production: www.ur-kult-ur.de, June 2008

The film is available at: International Academy HAGIA, akademiehagia(at)aol.com

Since the early eighties, Matriarchal Mystery Festivals have been celebrated at the International Academy HAGIA. More than thousand women from the German speaking countries have been participating over the years.
This film was created out of plenty rich takes over 10 years. It shows in poetic, evocating images the eight festivals throughout the annual cycle of the seasons: Festival of Light, Spring Equinox, May Festival, Summer Solstice, Harvest Festival, Fall Equinox, Festival of the Ancestors, Winter Solstice.
All these festivals are dedicated to Mother Earth.


The Dancing Goddess "Societies in Balance. Documentary of the First World Congress
on Matriarchal Studies, Luxembourg 2003"

(Film by Uschi Madeisky & Gudrun Frank-Wissmann)
Production UR-KUL-TUR, Frankfurt/Germany 2005

 

"Matriarchal Society and the Gift Paradigm: Motherliness
as an Ethical Principle"

in: A Radically Different World View is Possible, DVD Set
of the "Gift Economy Conference", Las Vegas,
November 12-14, 2004, speech on DVD 2