Spiritual Healers - Visions of the Invisible World

KUSUM

Jouko Aaltonen
Finland 2000 | 70 Min. | 35 mm, OmeU
Q&A with:
Jouko Aaltonen
Kusum is an ordi­nary 14year-old Indian girl. She lives in Delhi, goes to school and thinks about her future until she falls ill. Kusum stops eating, iso­lates her­self and has … read more

OLD SPIRITS, NEW PERSONS

ROSE, HEALER AND DIVINER IN WEST KENYA

Carla Risseeuw
Netherlands 1999 | 40 Min. | BetaSP, OmeU
Q&A with:
Carla Risseeuw
This film tries to make a con­tri­bu­tion to the inter­est in and debate about indige­nous heal­ing in gen­er­al, by specif­i­cal­ly look­ing at the case of mental patients in the West­ern … read more

The revelations of Madame Nerval
(LES ILLUMINATIONS DE MADAME NERVAL )

Charles Najman
France 1999 | 78 Min. | BetaSP, OmU
The imag­i­nary doc­u­men­tary is a daily chron­i­cle within the temple of Madame Nerval, a famous »Mambo«, as the female Vodoo-priests are called in creole. It is also a por­trait of … read more