Batalá in Washington, D.C. is part of a larger Batalá family created in 1997 by Giba Gonçalves. In 2007 the Batalá Washington band was created and is open to women and women-identifying persons older than 21 years old of age, regardless of race, religion, income or musical experience.


Susanne Coates: Cinematography & Editing
Collaborators: Emily Wathen, Camilla Sumi
Producer: Stone Soup Films