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ODUN OSHUN: THE RETURN TO WATER
Odun Oshun: The Return to Water, is feature length documentary film directed by Jamel Cherry (Baba Faseye Sangobukunmi) about the Oshun Osogbo Festival in Nigeria and it’s connection to the Yoruba city of Osogbo history and culture. The film takes the viewer on a historical journey back into time until present, tracing the festival’s mythical history and interaction between the people and the river diety Oshun.
While looking at various aspects of the festival, including notable locations and distinguished personalities, the film aims at shedding light on the place of the festival as an important cultural and spiritual mecca for Osogbo and traditional orisa worshippers worldwide. Filled with vibrant colorful scenes of the grove and festival, the film also aims at sharing the cultural heritage left to us by the ancestors through the Oshun Grove and Festival.
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