MARCH OF THE MOKOS

Kim Johnson

Trinidad & Tobago | 2017 | 22 mins

March of the Mokos, centers on Glen “Dragon” DeSouza, “King of the Moko Jumbies,” and the head of a cultural stilt-walking group, Keylemanjahro.  Not only does he help to revive the artform in Trinidad and Tobago, but his talent and teaching of the craft inspires youths, encourages other groups which have emerged across the country and attracts students from across the globe.

About Kim

Kim Johnson is currently the Director of the Carnival Institute of Trinidad and Tobago. His films, which were all screened at the TT Film Festival are The Audacity of the Creole Imagination, The Radical Innocence of Jackie Hinkson  which he wrote and directed. He also wrote PAN! Our Music Odyssey, Re-Percussions: Our African Odyssey, and Our Soul Turned Inside Out.

 

 

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