Dakar, Deuk raw

  • Dakar, Deuk raw
Genre : Historical
Type : Documentary
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Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2008

This film deals with the story of the town of Dakar through investigations in the Lêbou community, an old tribe still deep rooted in its land and its ancestors. Dakar Deuk raw is the first name given to the capital city of Senegal by the native people. This name reflects the protection of the inhabitants assured by spirits who are praised through mystical and traditional rituals which are unfortunately dying out.


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  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
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  • Africiné
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