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