A film by Yuri Ancarani
On the root of the word 'ZOMBIE
In a remote haitian village a dance exists, with slaves and masters, it’s the whipping zombie ritual. On a inducing trance music played by rara bands men whip and fight till they die and reborn in the infinite cycle.
Kale Zonbi, Whipping Zombie, the title of a unique ritual shot for the first time, taking place in a paradise where it is impossible to forget the horror of the past.
Production Countries: Italy
Original Language: Haitian Creole
Director: Yuri Ancarani
Editor: Yuri Ancarani
Sound: Mirco Mencacci
Music: Matteo Pit
Executive Producer: Simone Cipriani (Ethical Fashion Initiative)
Producers: Marco Alessi (Dugong), Chloé Mukai (Ethical Fashion Initiative)
Born in Ravenna in 1972, Yuri Ancarani is an Italian visual artist. His work come from a continuous mingling of documentary cinema and contemporary art. His last films have been shown and awarded in more than a hundred international festivals – including Locarno, Venice, Toronto, MOMA, SXSW – and in the most important museums of the world, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Venice Biennale, the Guggenheim Museum in New York