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African art as theater : the Bwa masks of the Gnoumou family of the village of Boni

Author: Christopher D Roy; Laughing Dove Films.; Art and Life in Africa Project.
Publisher: [United States] : Christopher D. Roy, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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"Masks of the Gnoumou family of the village of Boni in theatrical perfomance. African families in Burkina Faso make masks for use in performances that reenact the encounters between their ancestors and the spirits of the wilderness that watch over them. In a series of performances in the Bwa village of Boni you will see these encounters and stories from family history acted out in detail by the masks and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Named Person: Gnoumou family.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher D Roy; Laughing Dove Films.; Art and Life in Africa Project.
OCLC Number: 78758748
Notes: Title on videodisc: African art as theater: the art of the Gnoumou family of the Bwa village of Boni.
This recorded DVD-R may not be compatible with all DVD players or drives.
Credits: Filmed by Abdoulaye Bamogo, Jacob Bamogo, Christopher D. Roy.
Description: 1 videodisc ( ca. 25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Contents: Planks --
Bush pig --
Serpent --
Monkeys --
Female spirit --
Crocodiles --
Theater --
Chameleon --
Crazy man.
Other Titles: Bwa masks
Masks of the Gnoumou family of the village of Boni
Art of the Gnoumou family of the Bwa village of Boni
Responsibility: / Laughing Dove Films and the Art and Life in Africa Project present ; by Christopher D. Roy.

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"Masks of the Gnoumou family of the village of Boni in theatrical perfomance. African families in Burkina Faso make masks for use in performances that reenact the encounters between their ancestors and the spirits of the wilderness that watch over them. In a series of performances in the Bwa village of Boni you will see these encounters and stories from family history acted out in detail by the masks and the audience"--Container.

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