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This edition: Magicians of Woodcraft





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Episode Details

On the northwest coast of Madagascar live the Zafimaniry people, lumbermen famous for their incredible wood crafting abilities. The subtle and poetic geometric patterns of their work translate the principles that guide their lives. Solo and Jean are two young boys who will build a traditional house like their ancestors did, following the advice of the elders. The Zafimaniry wood crafting knowledge of Madagascar has been proclaimed a Masterpiece of Human Heritage by Unesco. Dir.: Jerome Ségur. (52 min.)