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LE VIEIL ANAÏ

Directed by Germaine Dieterlen, Jean Rouch
France, 1979
Documentary

Synopsis

In 1972, the Dogon of the Bandiagara cliff in Mali celebrated the funeral of Anaï Dolo, head of the Bongo Masks Society, who died at the age of 122. On this occasion, the large Bongo mask, is erected and for twenty days, family members, elders, men from neighboring villages purify the village.

Synopsis

In 1972, the Dogon of the Bandiagara cliff in Mali celebrated the funeral of Anaï Dolo, head of the Bongo Masks Society, who died at the age of 122. On this occasion, the large Bongo mask, is erected and for twenty days, family members, elders, men from neighboring villages purify the village.

Le vieil AnaïDirected byGermaine Dieterlen, Jean Rouch

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1979 | Honorable Mention: FIPRESCI Prize

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