Becoming a Man

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Becoming a Man

3.5

This award-winning collection follows the epic ordeals of boys living around the world. Each must face a grueling and impressive challenge in order to make the difficult passage to adulthood.
During each ordeal they must prove their intelligence, courage and maturity. Success will mean a new status and responsibilities within each community – but success isn't guaranteed. If they fail, they will remain children, until the next challenge.

Episodes

Becoming a Man in Africa Video
4
Episode 1 Becoming a Man in Africa
Becoming a Man in Africa (2006)
Episode 1
, 52 minutes
To achieve the transition to manhood, Banda must climb giant trees to gather honey, the elixir of life, whereas Kolé in Ethiopia must embark on a long journey, which will take him to the bull jumping ceremony.
Only available in Canada, United States
Becoming a Man Among the Borana Video
5
Episode 2 Becoming a Man Among the Borana
Becoming a Man Among the Borana (2006)
Episode 2
, 51 minutes
In Southern Ethiopia, 11 year-old Wario belongs to the Borana, a semi-nomadic tribe renowned for salt trading in the region. It is time for him to prove to himself and to his family that he is a real Borana, and can take on ...
Only available in Canada, United States
Amyu – The Army of Wasp Men Video
5
Episode 3 Amyu – The Army of Wasp Men
Amyu – The Army of Wasp Men (2010)
Episode 3
, 52 minutes
In the Kayapo community of northern Brazil, young adolescents must face a terrible challenge to reach adulthood – confront Amyu, a giant wasp that builds nests as big as men.
Only available in Canada, United States
Becoming a Man in Siberia Video
4.5
Episode 4 Becoming a Man in Siberia
Becoming a Man in Siberia (2006)
Episode 4
, 52 minutes
From the north to the south of the huge expanse of Siberia, the children of the steppes and of the tundra – all lovers of dry and often hostile lands – will have to retain the teachings of their elders in their hearts if they ...
Only available in Canada, United States

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