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IN AFRICA FOR A SPELL

France, 1986 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Ilan Flammer

A modern ethnological documentary of a journey through Africa with commentaries by psychiatrist Dr Nakang Na Nbog and traditional healer Yol Yol. The ontological and imperial conflicts of western intellectualism and traditional cultures are brought into sharp focus.

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