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The Mad Masters

Subtitled version of Jean Rouch's "Les Maîtres Fous" (1955). A documentary about an african sect based on ceremonies during which the members are possessed by the spirits of european colonial entities.

part 1

part 2

part 3


dominic said...

Woah. This is too much to take in and process all at once.
It is colonial subculture/ voodoo cult/ weekend warriors all rolled into one big ball of bizarro.
I still haven't begun to express this properly in any way. Still reeling.

rosie said...

part two is so freaky i don't know if i can watch part three