Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti

Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti

16mm, black and white, sound, 54 min
Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti (1985) is a black and white documentary film about dance and possession in Haitian vodou that was shot by experimental filmmaker Maya Deren between 1947 and 1952 ...
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Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti (1985) is a black and white documentary film about dance and possession in Haitian vodou that was shot by experimental filmmaker Maya Deren between 1947 and 1952 and edited and completed after her death. Most of the film consists of images of dancing and bodies in motion during rituals in Rada and Petro services. New Preserved print.

Films

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    Meshes of the Afternoon
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    Meshes of the Afternoon
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    The Witch's Cradle
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    At Land
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    Out-takes from a Study in Choreography for the Camera
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    A Study In Choreography For Camera

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    Ritual In Transfigured Time
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    Meditation On Violence
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    Dance Films
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    The Very Eye of Night
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