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Kings with Straw Mats

Directed by Ira Cohen
United States, 1986
Documentary

Synopsis

An extraordinary parade of people on pilgrimage into the heart of one of India’s greatest sacred celebrations, the Kumbh Mela. With the eye of a filmmaker and the voice of a poet, Cohen introduces an array of holy men as they gather for the event, which occurs only once every 12 years.

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Kings with Straw Mats Directed by Ira Cohen