Lengue (1985) (Documentary) (Central African Republic: 1985)


Leonie Yangba Zowe


Length: 10 minutes

Director: Leonie Yangba Zowe

Distributed by: Cinematheque Afrique (Institut Francais)

Produced by: Participation Ministere Cooperation (France)


This short film shows the importance of traditional dances and chants, by depicting the ritual a dancer has to follow before the performance. The word "Lengue" means "pearls" and it often refers to both the dance and the dancer.