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This edition: The Baaka Opera

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Episode Details

In the heart of Central Africa’s equatorial forest, unusual music emerges from the dense jungle. It is the creation of the Baaka pygmies, who sing and dance to appeal to the spirits of hunting and honey gathering. Their life is a never-ending song that expresses their intense spirituality and their deep communion with the forest. Produced under the High Patronage of Unesco, this film follows the daily lives of a group of Baaka, who live only for hunting, honey gathering and singing. Dir.: Jean Queyrat. (52 min.)