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IREP2017 Film Review: Brooklyn to Benin

IREP2017 Film Review: Brooklyn to Benin
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Brooklyn to Benin
Regina Romain
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Brooklyn to Benin is a mixed media project on the survival of spiritual African traditional and religious practices throughout the diaspora. In this documentary, Regina Romain takes us into the basement temples of Brooklyn to the annual Voodou festivals in Benin. We visit Dahomey, Salou and Ouidah to see women in full practice. This short documentary gives us a beautiful visual look into the transnational connections of religion and culture.
Imoh Eboh
iREP Media Team