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Pam Kuso Kar (Briser les poteries de Pam)

A Short film by Jean Rouch

Produced by CNRS Images

Production year : 1974

    Synopsis

    In 1974, Pam Sambo Zima, oldest of the possession priests of Niamey (Niger), died, age 70. The film describes the custom practised by his followers of honouring the dead man's departure and distributing his ceremonial devices among his disciples.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    CNRS Images

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Ethnography

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1974

    Runtime :

    13 min

    Production formats :

    16mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono