Director: Marcos Louit

Institute History

  • 2020 Sundance Film Festival


An immersive experience that manifests both the material world and the spiritual world, this intimate and energetic documentary courses through normal island life and into an experiential eyewitness of the religious celebration of Bembé. Encompassing elements of Christianity and the African Yoruba, Bembé is a Cuban tradition when family, friends, and neighbors take part in a celebration that can last up to seven days, wherein the souls of dead slaves come to Earth.

Screens with VR Cinema Program 1

— S.F.

Screening Details

  • Section: New Frontier Exhibitions
  • Film Type: VR
  • Country: Cuba
  • Language: Spanish/Creole
  • Run Time: 14 min.
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