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Adama, the Fulani magician

Author: Jim Rosellini; African Family Films (Firm)
Publisher: Santa Cruz, Calif. : African Family Films, 1980.
Series: African family films.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adama Hamidou, a renowned deaf West African street performer and practitioner of the ancient Yan-Taori magic tradition, spreads wonder among the people of Ouagadougou. An intimate portrait of the man and his culture through both performance sequences and interview in which Adama tells his own story in West African sign language. Adama's exuberance is infectious, his magical powers unforgettable.
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Named Person: Adama Hamidou
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Rosellini; African Family Films (Firm)
OCLC Number: 39690052
Credits: Producer/director/camera: Taale Laafi Rosellini ; sound recordists: Kathleen Johnson & BoyoRoger Siene ; editors: Taale Laafi Rosellini & Linda Moss.
Cast: Voices: Moustapha Thiombiano & Lamine Keita.
Description: 1 videocassette (22 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: African family films.

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Adama Hamidou, a renowned deaf West African street performer and practitioner of the ancient Yan-Taori magic tradition, spreads wonder among the people of Ouagadougou. An intimate portrait of the man and his culture through both performance sequences and interview in which Adama tells his own story in West African sign language. Adama's exuberance is infectious, his magical powers unforgettable.

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