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Trailer: Oka!

posted by Nell Minow

Louis Sarno was from New Jersey, but he fell in love with the music of the pygmy people of Central Africa.  He went there in the mid-1980’s to record their music and returned because he fell in love with their culture — and with a pygmy woman he later married. He wrote a book about his adventures, Song from the Forest: My Life Among the Ba-Benjelle Pygmies and a book with CD about what he saw, Bayaka: The Extraordinary Music of the Babenzele Pygmies and Sounds of Their Forest Home.  His story is now a movie and it looks wonderful:

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