Showing 1 - 4 of 4 titles with a criteria of Subject is Benin
Dr. Maman moves freely between Western medicine and ancestral magical recipes. FEVERS is an unassuming film whose strength is the depth with which it observes this remarkable healer in action.
Icarus Films | 2009 | 43 minutes
Francophone West Africa is bound together by the French language and a common currency, but also by traditions and languages from the vast empires that dominated the region long before colonialism.
First Hand Films | 2014 | 52 minutes
Dr. Moussa Maman, an ethno-psychiatrist who has practiced medicine for 20 years, takes the viewer to Benin, Niger and Senegal to meet some of the faith healers treating AIDS victims.
Icarus Films | 2006 | 52 minutes
NAKED SPACES explores the rhythm and ritual of life in the rural environments of six West African countries: Mauritania, Mali, Burkino Faso, Togo, Benin and Senegal.
Women Make Movies | 1985 | 135 minutes