MAASAI; 10TH LOST TRIBE OF ISRAEL

MAASAI CIRCUMCISION RITUALS 2005

By Dante MONTAGNANI

MAD PIG FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2005


    • Year of production
    • 2005
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • KENYA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, SWAHILI
    • Duration
    • 61 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Dante MONTAGNANI
    • Writer(s)
    • Dante MONTAGNANI
    • Producer(s)
    • Dante MONTAGNANI (MAD PIG FILMS), Roger EATON
    • Synopsis
    • IN ORDER FOR THE YOUNG MORAN TO BECOME MAASAI WARRIORS THEY MUST UNDERGO A SERIES OF TIME HONOURED RITUAL THAT CAN BE TRACED BACK TO THE TIME OF ABRAHAM. AS PRESENT WARRIORS RETIRE BECOMING YOUNG ELDERS ONE OF THEIR LAST ACTS WILL BE TO HELP THE MORAN THROUGH THE CEREMONIES. WE FILM SOME BOYS THROUGH THEIR RIGHT OF PASSAGE IN A REMOTE VILLAGE IN NORTHERN KENYA. CIRCUMCISION WITH NO ANAESTHETIC, SLAUGHTER OF THE SACRIFICIAL BULL AND BEAUTIFUL ANARCHY PREVAIL! THE MAASAI ARE THE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF ISRAEL!
    • Partners & financing
    • LOOKING FOR BUYERS
    • Production schedule
    • Status completed
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jul 01, 2005
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