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Cemetery in the Cliff   [Title Translation]

Friedhof in der Felswand   [Other Title]
Cimetière dans la falaise   [Other Title]
Year of origin: 1950-1951
Genre: Documentary Film
Locations of shooting: n/a

Production company: Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (Paris)
Distributor: IWF (Göttingen)
Author: Jean Rouch

Keywords: Dogon, Bestattung, Brauchtum, Divination, Diviner, Lebenskreis, religiöse Handlung, Totenbrauchtum, Totenkult, Wasserwirtschaft, circle of life, custom, death cult, death custom, funeral, religious act, water supply, ['Ackerbau', '']
Funeral rituals among the Dogon on the cliffs of Bandiagara, Mali. Dogon country: a cliff, waterfalls, cricks in the rocks, onion gardens, millet field.

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Language: fra
Sound: Sound film
Aspect: n/a
Duration: 19 min

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