Abakua
 
Country: Cuba
Director(s): Bernabe Hernandez
Production Group: ICAIC
Year: 1963
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 19 minutes
Original format: Film
Translated to English? No

Abakua is an Afro-Cuban secret sect, which was founded in the 19th century by enslaved blacks. The movie shows to what extent the ritual music of the Abakua has been adopted by the Cuban folk music.


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