Get the film KALANDA - The Knowledge of the Bush and all the content from the Extras package: 6 short documentaries and almost two hours of the music of the hunters.
A documentary film about donsoya, the knowledge of initiated hunters in Burkina Faso.
Numuya is a short documentary on the gunsmiths of Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Boubacar Traoré takes the viewer for a tour of his family's workshop, from black powder muskets to modern guns, showing a lively example of tradition and creativity.
Boubacar Traoré speaks of his work as a taxidermist in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, and of the rituals and beliefs connected to hunting hippos, that he knows from a very personal experience.
When animals and spirits from the bush bring disorder in the village. A donso masquerade in Samogohiri, Burkina Faso.
WARNING: STRONG IMAGES A piece of sensory ethnography from the Abattoir Frigorifique de Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso - 27 June 2012. With thanks to Norbert Baniné Ido and Assibidi (Sidi) Lankoande.
Adama Woni prepares amulets with Arabic scripts, Banzon, June 2012.
Seydou Sidibe prepares Nasi water from an Arabic script, Karankasso Sambla, 20 March 2012.