Gone to the Village: Royal Funerary Rites for Asantehemaa Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II

Gone to the Village is a unique and powerful documentary, beautifully filmed, of the elaborate funerary rites for the Queen Mother of the Asante in Ghana.

Leading Asante scholar Kwasi Ampene directs and narrates with the authority, gaze, and sensitivity of a true insider, with stunning footage of the rich cultural traditions of the Asante people. 

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