For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

They Are We

Directed by Emma Christopher
Sierra Leone, 2014
Documentary

Synopsis

In Perico, Cuba is an Afro-Cuban group that has kept alive songs and dances brought aboard a slave ship by their ancestor, known only as Josefa. They preserved them proudly despite slavery, poverty and repression. Through years of searching, filmmaker Emma Christopher tried to find their origins.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
They Are We Directed by Emma Christopher