DCP 2K | stereo | 1.78:1 | color | 16’50“ | 2016
For the deceased to enter the spirit realm, the living must sacrifice water buffalos and bury their loved ones in megalithic tombs. A Direct Cinema exploration of Marapu funeral rites, shot in Waikabubak, Sumba Island, Indonesia, as part of the 5 Islands / 5 Villages-project.
With: the Rato Marapu of Wanno Ketonka, Sairo Tabaleko Kaleka, family and friends of Lari Lera Mawo
Yogyakarta Documentary Film Festival
In collaboration with University of Fine Arts Hamburg, Goethe Institut Jakarta and Universitas Indonesia