Orisha Suite, The


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    The tradition, song and dance of Trinidadian slaves honouring the Orishas.
     

    DIRECTED BY: Nicole Brooks

    Short Film | Canada | 2010 | 34 mins | English |

    SYNOPSIS:

    A celebration of the spirit of enslaved Africans, who were able to preserve some of their culture and ritual practices in the new lands where they were taken to by force. Journeying through spirit to a period of ancestor reverence and ritual, a little boy experiences history on the shores of the ocean, through song, dance and rhythm. The film pays homage to the Orishas, and celebrates one of the rich cultural legacies of the Caribbean.