AFRICAN ODYSSEY: ANCESTRAL MEMORIES

African Odyssey: Ancestral Memories captures the emotional journey of Cathleen, a Haitian American during her first visit to Benin, West Africa. The film explores the connections between the history of enslavement and the reclaiming of diasporic identity.

  • CATHLEEN ANTOINE
    Executive Producer
  • EMEKA ANOZIE
    Director
  • REGINE ROMAIN
    ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
  • CATHLEEN ANTOINE
    Writer
  • REGINE ROMAIN
    Producer
    Brooklyn to Benin: A Vodou Pilgrimage, The Clotilde: A Poetic Journey
  • WAWAWA DIASPORA CENTRE
    Producer
    Brooklyn to Benin: A Vodou Pilgrimage, The Clotilde: A Poetic Journey
  • ABORIJIN MEDIA
    Producer
    The Clotilde: A Poetic Journey, Mr. Johnson
  • CATHLEEN ANTOINE
    Key Cast
    “Narrator”
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Idenity, Black Studies, Travel, Haiti, Benin, Africa, TransAtlantic Slave Trade, African Diaspora, Short Doc
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 22, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Benin
  • Country of Filming:
    Benin
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director - EMEKA ANOZIE