The American-born filmmaker and her Senegalese husband, Papis, leave the US to travel back to his birthplace where he must undergo the tribe's traditional initiation into manhood. All that is learned in the sacred forest must be kept secret, even from one's spouse.
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Length: 53 min.
Producer: Yellow Cat Productions
Distributor: Documentary Educational Resources
Festival Screenings and Awards:
DC Independent Film Festival, 2002, Washington, D.C.
Worldfest, 2002, Houston, Texas
Creative Alliance, 2002, Baltimore, Maryland
UNIFEM Women's Film & Video Festival, 2002, Sarasota, Florida