Film for consultation only

Meemeba 1974

Reference

1541

Duration

01:01:00

Production year

1983

Versions

Original material

SD
4/3
Color
Sound

Director(s)

Jürg GASCHE

Summary

Preparation and celebation of the traditional palm fruit festival in a Columbian Amazonian village of Bora Indians.
During the preparations, a religious service is carried out without the priest ; during the festival itself, in the presence of the priest and nuns, mythic Bora sayings and Biblical texts become mixed in the course of the tradional songs and dances, mask games, and various sports contests.

Scientific topics

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