A detailed account of domestic life in the Sepik area of Papua New Guinea, mainly from the women’s point of view. It describes their everyday activities in the ‘gardens’ in order to produce the staple food (sago). The different stages of the preparation and cooking of sago are shown. The film closes with the puberty rite of a young girl.
Language and subtitles
English (no subtitles)
Papua New Guinea
Agriculture / FarmingChildren / Young peopleRitual