Sunday, June 17, 2012

The United States of HOODOO


The United States of Hoodoo / Trailer from Stoked Film, Germany on Vimeo.
A film by OLIVER HARDT
Written by DARIUS JAMES and OLIVER HARDT

Documentary, GER 2012, 100 minutes

A road trip to the spiritual sources of black American culture

The United States of Hoodoo is a film about how African based spirituality has informed America´s popular culture. The old African gods have taken on new forms since their arrival on North America's shores. Their spirit now manifests itself in turn-table wizardry, improvisational skills and mind-blowing collages, rituals and performances.

Featuring Darius James and Ishmael Reed, Nick Cave, Val Jeanty, Shantrelle P. Lewis, Danny Simmons, Kanene Holder, David "Goat" Carson, Hassan Sekou Allen, Sallie Ann Glassman

Theatrical release in Germany: July 2012
International release in autumn 2012

Website: http://hoodoo.stokedfilm.com
On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UnitedStatesOfHoodoo
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