Voodoo, a form of African spirit worship, is the lifeblood of Haiti. It sparked the revolution that gave Haiti its independence in 1804. And today, it fires the imagination of a proud people beset by poverty, disease and repression. Filmed in Haiti in August, 1991, just two weeks before the brutal coup which overthrew democratically elected president Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Voodoo is a sympathetic portrait of a tragic nation.
With dramatic footage of Voodoo ceremonies and possession, the film reveals the truth about a much maligned and misunderstood religion.