A Documentary Film by James Weeks
THE FIRST INSIDER FILM ON
SACRED ETHNOMEDICAL YORUBA, DAGARA
AND SENEGALESE HEALING TRADITIONS
Across The King’s River artfully weaves African healing traditions and modern science against a backdrop of friendship, family and the larger issues of vanishing cultures and languages. Fascinating profiles of amazing healers, diviners and scholars take viewers on a soulful and intellectual journey to Senegal, Burkina Faso and Nigeria, West Africa.
“A critically important project! One that is sure to receive critical acclaim!”
Dr. Robert Voeks, PhD, author, Sacred Leaves of Candomble.
“Powerful! A brilliant historical document!”
Carole Lee Dean, author, The Art of Film Funding.
“One of the most important and inspirational films of our time!”
Melvin Claxton, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, Uncommon Valor.
“Timely and germane to the challenges of the 21st century!”
Dr. Charles Finch, M.D., author, The African Background of Medical Science.