Trailer: Oka!

Posted on October 9, 2011 at 9:08 am

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:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCIYHEWH09M
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