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Voices of the Orishas

Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Ethnographic Films; Documentary Films; Nonfiction Films
Date
200u; 1993
Duration
37:48
Summary
An ethnographic documentary on the practice of Santeria in Havana, Cuba, and its roots in Yoruba cultural and religious heritage. Records a religious ceremony that features dancing, singing, and drum beating invoking the Orishas, and also separate dances representing the interaction of the Orishas.
Publisher
Berkeley Media LLC
Language
English
Notes
Title from disc label.
Videodisc release of the 1993 documentary film.
Voice-over, Alexandra Buresch.
In English, Spanish and Yoruba, with English subtitles.
Public performance rights secured. In-person non-commercial screenings for educational purposes are authorized as long as no admission fees are charged.
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Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
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