Yemanjá: Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil


Director:
Donna C. Roberts
Countries: Brazil/USA
Year: 2015
Running Time: 52min.
Language: English and Portuguese with English subtitles

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A documentary film about the Candomblé spiritual tradition in Bahia, Brazil, a vibrant African-derived culture which evolved from slavery’s brutal past. Elder women leaders tell stories of Candomblé’s history, social challenges and triumphs, grounded in strong community, and Earth-based wisdom and practice.