IMBALU: CIRCUMCISION PARTY
VBS.TV, 43 min (2008) - Warning: Graphic Content
Producer: Santiago Stelley
Camera: James Parvin, James Mbiri
Editor: David Feinberg
We took a look at Imbalu, the (sort of) ancient Ugandan practice of mass teenage male circumcision. Inspired by the anthropological films of the past, this documentary depicts many things: a rite of passage, a festival, a sacrifice, a party, and an extremely graphic ritual.