Voodoo Dance

Elsie Haas | Haiti | 52 mins | 1989 | English | PG | Despite its exploitation, romanticization and vilification, Voodoo remains an authentic and stabilizing cultural base of everyday Haitian society.

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Elsie Haas | Haiti | 52 mins | 1989 | English | PG |

This film documents the significant role of voodoo in Haitian culture from the perspectives of Voodoo priests, government officials, historians and politicians. Attacked by Western clerics and declared a superstition by law in 1935, voodoo has always been a source of empowerment for the average Haitian. Awards: Best Foreign Documentary, Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame.