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Sept nuits et sept jours

Author: Maurice Dorès; Nicole Cateux; Cararelle International Télévision.; Films Esdés.; Filmakers Library, inc.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, [1992]
Series: Award winning films and videos.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film documents an unusual healing ceremony in Senegal. The ceremony, called the Ndepp, is organized by the Lebou people to honor their ancestral spirits and to ask them to allow a cure to take place of one of their members. Performed over seven days and nights, it is a complicated ceremony with a precise set of rules and involves the whole community.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Dorès; Nicole Cateux; Cararelle International Télévision.; Films Esdés.; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 27994553
Language Note: Narration in English.
Credits: Photography, Bara Diokhane, Rafi Toumayan ; narrator, Manuel Deksët.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Award winning films and videos.
Other Titles: Seven nights and seven days
Seven days, seven nights
Responsibility: Cararelle International Télévision et Les Films ESDÉS ; un film ecrit et réalisé par Maurice Dorès ; productrice déléquee Nicole Cateux.

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This film documents an unusual healing ceremony in Senegal. The ceremony, called the Ndepp, is organized by the Lebou people to honor their ancestral spirits and to ask them to allow a cure to take place of one of their members. Performed over seven days and nights, it is a complicated ceremony with a precise set of rules and involves the whole community.

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