CANDOMBLÉ: OBLATION TO THE GODS

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Mae Iara Barbosa is a High Priestess of the Afro-Brazilian animistic religion of Candomble. Her place of worship, ‘Ile’ axe Alaquetun Omofunfun’ is deep within the countryside surrounding São Paulo. The film documents Mae’s ‘Oblation to the Gods’, a three week ceremony which happens once every seven years as well as the life of the community.

Directed by Leo Kay
Cinematography by Sam Campbell

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