Oka! Movie: Endangered Music and People in the Heart of the Congo Forest (Interview)

OKA! movie photo Images courtesy of Oka Productions Deep in the forests of central Africa live people who rely on those forests for survival. It is not a game or a TV reality show, and the jungle is not territory to be feared and overcome. Filmmaker Lavinia Currier wanted to document and celebrate how fully adapted people like the Bayaka Pygmies are to their natural environment. "Bayaka Pygmy culture is anarchistic and non-materialist, almost opposite to our, and yet the experience of hunter-gatherers still resonates with us, having been human's way of life for most of our history," she writes. Oka!, which means listen in the Bayak...Read the full story on TreeHugger
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