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Little Man, Banda & Mata
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directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
Life is not always taught on school benches. In many countries, children must first learn ancestral traditions and know-hows. This series invites kids to travel the world and discover other lifestyles and ways of growing up. Each episode features a different child who is initiated by an elder to a special task in...
directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
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Collé Performs the Bull-Leaping Ceremony to Become a Man
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in Becoming a Man in Africa, Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production)), 7 mins
During the bull-leaping ceremony, a young Hamer man named Collé must make four leaps without breaking the bridge, which symbolizes the passage from adolescence to adulthood. The animals are lined up to form the bridge over which Collé will have to jump. If he succeeds, he will have taken the decisive step toward...
in Becoming a Man in Africa, Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production)), 7 mins
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Little Man, The Enchanted Forest
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directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
Life is not always taught on school benches. In many countries, children must first learn ancestral traditions and know-hows. This series invites kids to travel the world and discover other lifestyles and ways of growing up. Each episode features a different child who is initiated by an elder to a special task in...
directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
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The Relationship Between the Aka Pygmies and the Villagers of Bagandou
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produced by Julia Simmons; in A Caterpillar Moon, Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 3 mins
For around 2000 years, Aka pygmies have had an extraordinary relationship with the tall residents of the village called Bagandou. The Aka are owned by the villagers, who live on the edge of the forest.
produced by Julia Simmons; in A Caterpillar Moon, Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 3 mins
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Living Cultures, The Baaka Opera
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directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001, in Living Cultures (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 51 mins
In the heart of Central Africa's equatorial forest, strange music merge from the dense jungle. They are the Baaka pygmies, who sing and dance to appeal to the spirits of hunting and honey gathering. Their life is a never-ending song that expresses their intense spirituality and their deep communion with the forest...
directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001, in Living Cultures (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 51 mins
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