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Cultures-Solomon

The Test : Chronicle of an initiation

Genre : Social
Type : Documentary
Column : History/society, Heritage
Year of production : 2014
Format : Feature

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A village boy becomes a man by catching a tuna in a revival of ancient tradition. Ernest will undergo a test of his manhood and the future of a community in " The Test : Chronicle of an Initiation ". This observational documentary follows the revival of a traditional initiation ritual not practiced in over 30 years in Makira province, Solomon Islands.

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