Picture Bembé


Original title: Bembé
Director: Marcos Louit, Patricia Diaz
Year of production:
Length (min): 14
Section: VR

This film will be screened as a part of DOCU VR with the following films: The Curious Life of Bill Mont, Gr8ness; This screening is not accessible with the festival accreditation.; Only in English

In the south of Cuba, traditional rituals combining animism, voodoo and some Christian traditions are still held. One of these festivities is Bembé, which can last for seven long days. The viewer gets immersed into the heart of a ritual full of dancing, singing, and blood. The authentic film with an almost hypnotic atmosphere premièred last year at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival.

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