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Papagaio
Papagaio

PAPAGAIO

Directed by João Maria Gusmão, Pedro Paiva
Sao Tome and Principe, Portugal, 2014
Silent, Documentary, Avant-Garde, Short

Synopsis

Gusmão and Paiva capture the Djambi (a collective healing ritual practiced in São Tomé) in a parallel if not opposite perspective of the classical ethnographic film. The footage is entirely mute and sometimes shot by the people who are in trance.

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Synopsis

Gusmão and Paiva capture the Djambi (a collective healing ritual practiced in São Tomé) in a parallel if not opposite perspective of the classical ethnographic film. The footage is entirely mute and sometimes shot by the people who are in trance.