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  • THE MAD MASTERS
  • Mammy Water
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THE MAD MASTERS & Mammy Water

1:00

Sunday, January 21

Presented with support from The George Fasel Memorial Fund for Classic French Cinema.

THE MAD MASTERS

(1955, Jean Rouch) Annual ceremonies of the Hauka cult in Ghana, with initiates in a state of possession; role players as colonialist; the sacrifice and consumption of a dog. DCP. Approx. 28 min.

MAMMY WATER

(1955, Jean Rouch) The Fanti ritualistically open the fishing season in Ghana. DCP. Approx. 19 min.

“One of the most profound explorations of the African view of the colonial world.”
– Senses of Cinema

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Jean Rouch’s THE MAD MASTERS & MAMMY WATER introduced by Anthropologist Faye Ginsburg

Recorded Sunday, January 21, 2018
THE MAD MASTERS & MAMMY WATER