Umbanda (1977)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1977

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Disappearing World[23/11/77] Alternative

Synopsis

Looks at a powerful new religious cult, called Umbanda, which is growing fast in the multi-racial cities of Brazil. It combines Christian saints with African gods and in dramatic trances people believe themselves to be seized by the spirits of old plantation slaves, Amazon Indians, children and mermaids.

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