Portrait style documentary of a traditional doctor of the Busoga community. Emphasis on herbal healing.
People are lined up in front of a small mud house that carries a particular aura. It’s the house of George Taliire, a traditional healer who gets his knowledge about the healing power of nature in a dream state where he communicate with his elders. He takes us on a tour of his incredible garden, and even shares with us some of his secrets….
George Taliire: The Herbalist
Language: Lusoga (English subtitles)
Screening Format: HD
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Intangible Culture List, traditional medicine
To present the Busoga Traditional Medicine culture in order to enlist it on UNESCO’s intangible culture list.
The proposal was succesfully submitted to UNESCO by the Ugandan Ministry of Culture