FAHAVALO
FAHAVALO
2018
1h 31m

Countries

Madagascar, France
In Madagascar in 1947, rebels rebelling against the colonial system were called fahavalo colonial system were called fahavalo, 'enemies' of France. The last witnesses recall their long months of resistance in the forest, armed only with assegais and talismans. Unreleased archive footage filmed in the 1940s dialogue with scenes of daily life in the villages today. life in the villages today. The stories of the elders and the hypnotic music and the hypnotic music of Régis Gizavo transport us into the past to to discover this repressed history.
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