Sambatra

Reference

1999

Duration

00:55:00

Production year

2000

Versions

Original material

Color
Sound

Director(s)

RODRIGUE Yves

Résumé

On the east coast of Madagascar, in Mananjary, the capital of the small Antabaok tribe, every seven years, the population gather on the occasion of the Sambatra, a huge celebration dedicated to circumcised children, aged from one to six years old. This ostentatious celebration is organized by the kings of different clans.

Scientific topics

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