The tower of Babel. Chapter 8: The inhabitants of the timeless Africa

The tower of Babel. Chapter 8: The inhabitants of the timeless Africa


Original title: La torre de Babel
Production: Explora Films
Country: Spain
Director: José Manuel Novoa
Script: Juan Novoa
Year: 2008
Duration: 50
Genre: Anthropological documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: English; Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish

Synopsis:

A journey to the heart of West Africa. In Ivory Coast we can find almost all the scenarios in the continent. Desert, Sahel, Forest Sabana and jungles.

Our trip begins at Yamosukro, in the Our Lady of Peace basilica, a copy of Vatican built by its first president, Félix Houphouët-Boigny.

From North to South we will visit the most important ethnic groups in the country: Loby, Senoufo, Akan, Añi, Guere. At the Dan territory we will visit the sacred liana bridges, built at night by the spirits.

 

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