Asilah

The ritual above the roofs

A tradition in Morocco and other Arab countries is to raise beautiful pigeons on the roofs of buildings and to get them out every day so that they can dance by drawing circles in the sky. Sometimes a pigeon comes out of a group to join another, attracted by the beauty of a pigeon of this group. The aim of the game between inhabitants and to attract in his breeding the pigeons of his neighbors, having the most beautiful pigeons to seduce them.

Station to Station II
Station to Station
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A film by Joseph Paris | 2017