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Sigui 1967

L'enclume de Yougo - Series : Sigui

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  00:37:00  1967  SD 4/3  Color  Sound

Beginning of the sextenary festival of the Sigui among the Dogon of the Bandiagara cliff, in Mali. This first ceremony takes place at the village of Yougo Dogorou.
The men, shaved and dressed in ritual clothes of the Sigui, enter the public square dancing the snake dance. They honor the terraces of the famous dead of the last sixty years and go to drink the sacramental millet beer.

Associate producer : CNRS
Producer : CFEROUCH Jocelyne
 
Director : ROUCH Jean (Systèmes de pensée d'Afrique Noire, URA CNRS, Ivry-sur-Seine) ROUGET Gilbert
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Audiovisual processReal shots.
Live sound. Music and songs.
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Keywords  

Sigui ; Ritual dance ; Procession ; Dogon

Places  

Mali

Technical Sheet
Item No.2272
PublicSpecialised audience
Original Support16 mm Film
VersionFrench
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery supportBeta SP