Cuban Santería - Divinities and Trance Rituals
In Cuba, the six decades of communist rule and five centuries of Catholicism that have marked the country's history have not succeeded in erasing the ancient African rituals. For example, the santería, a secret cult originating among the Yoruba of West Africa, originally practiced only by slaves, is now enjoying growing popularity.
Angola: The shameless elite
Death squads are killing young people living in the suburbs of the Angolan capital Luanda. Only a greedy elite is benefiting from oil wealth, whereas a lot of inhabitants of the periphery can hardly survive. Report on the governance and the arbitrariness in Angola.
By Edgar Wolf – ARTE Reportage and Deutsche Welle (24.30 and 28.30 min.).
Princesse despite of me
1989. My name is Altinaï and I'm 12 years old. I learn that I am a princess from Montenegro. This is a real shock to me. Who is this family fallen from the sky? What is this country where my roots seem to lie?
Thirty years later I return to the former capital of Montenegro, Cetinje. The war is over.