Bahiya Movement’s Mami Wata explores the sacred water deity that embodies and shapeshifts between genders. Mami Wata is a protector and venerated by the West, Central, Southern African, Haitian and Yoruba religions.
Mami Wata is the sacred water deity that shifts between genders.
Director: Afia H Thompson
Choreographer: Afia Thompson, Nafi Thompson, Shawn Hawkins, Bianca Mendoza
(United States, 2020) 7:30 minutes