Sacred Objects

2017

Auteur: Sama Mildred Ngenseh

Synopsis

This film is about the sacredness of the whistle and bell of Lake Awing. Objects that were given to the Awing people by their ancestors after the lake had disappeared due to the misconduct of some of the people.

These objects are used in invoking the spirits of the lake, to heal people. Gifts from their gods, these objects cannot be replaced, they are removed and offered to the sight of the people once a year. The story of the objects which led to the rediscovery of Lake Awing has been a blessing to the community and people from other communities.

Film Trailer

Sacred Objects from Jean-Marie Teno on Vimeo.