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Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti

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  • Runtime: 52 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Maya Deren


This intimate ethnographic study of Voudoun dances and rituals was shot by Maya Deren during her years in Haiti (1947-1951); she never edited the footage, so this "finished" version was made by Teiji Ito and [[Performer~P282127~Cherel Ito~cherelito]] after Deren's death. The possession rites of the Rada, Petra, and Congo sects are featured along with Rara and Mardi Gras celebrations. ~ Sarah Welsh, Rovi