Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Monday April 3, 2017: Film producer Donna C. Roberts

English Promo from Donna Carole Roberts on Vimeo.

Donna C. Roberts, producer and director of the film, Yemanja: Wisdom From the African Heart of Brazil, which opens the Oakland International Film Festival on Tuesday night. A film about a little known history of Africa in the Americas. A story of the Afro-Brazilian spiritual tradition of Candombl√©, with a distinctly ecological worldview. Told through the voices of women leaders, we learn of Candombl√©’s social struggles and triumphs in this largest former slave port in the Americas.
Yemanja is narrated by Alice Walker.

Listen now or Get MP3. 9:11 min

Film premieres:
Wednesday, April 5th at Holy Names University, 7:30 PM.
3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619

Click here to listen to entire show. 59:50 min

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