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KOMIAN # 41

13:00, Tuesday 16th June, Cinema 1

Director/Anthropologist: Jordi Esteva
Year of Release: 2015
Duration: 72 mins
Country of Production: Spain and Ivory Coast
Location: Grand Bassam (Ivory Coast) and Ghana
Ethnic Group: Nezwa (AKAN)
Language: French with English subtitles

Four years after the filming of Return to the Land of Souls, about the rituals of trance and possession, the narrator travels to Ivory Coast in search of a priestess possessed by the Spirit of the Panther. Filmed in black and white with the rhythm of a road movie, he will travel to Ghana, with the priestess and her entourage, to look for the only drummers who areĀ able to invoke the Spirit.

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