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Yemanjá: Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil presented by the Sabira Cole Film Festival

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Presented by City of Asylum @ Alphabet City at Online/Virtual Space

Aug 12 2020
Yemanjá: Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil presented by the Sabira Cole Film Festival

This documentary film, narrated by Alice Walker, explores the Candomblé religion in Brazil—a potent legacy of those enslaved Africans.

More than 4 million Africans were brought to Brazil during the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Grounded in a strong community and Earth-based wisdom, the Candomblé culture has become a parallel for the social challenges, resiliency, and triumphs of its devotees. 
Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 90 min, including post-screening discussion)

The award-winning documentary film made its Pittsburgh premiere in 2016, including a panel discussion with Alice Walker,

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