Vodou: Haiti's Eternal Promise (demo tape), Kartemquin Films, Undated, circa 1990s

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Demo tape for a film called "Vodou: Haiti's Eternal Promise." Narrated by scholar William Balan-Gaubert, who discusses Lakou Souvenance, death rituals and the "peyi san chapo," among other topics. The full film will explore the lives of Esther, an eleven-year-old girl who grew up in Lakou Souvenance and who is a Vodou drummer, and the Haitian singer Marjorie Beaubrun, who grew up Protestant and became a Vodou adherent later in life.

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