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African carving : a Dogon Kanaga mask

Author: Eliot Elisofon; Thomas D Blakely; Robert Gardner; Harvard University. Film Study Center.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, ©2008.
Series: Ethnographic video online.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the ceremonies and rituals surrounding the Kanaga mask. Shows the ritual of carving the mask and presents parts of the ceremony in which the mask is used to release the spirit of a dead man.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eliot Elisofon; Thomas D Blakely; Robert Gardner; Harvard University. Film Study Center.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
OCLC Number: 649690984
Event notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video (19 min.))
Series Title: Ethnographic video online.
Responsibility: a film by Eliot Elisofon and Thomas Blakely ; with the collaboration of Robert Gardner ; produced by the Film Study Center, Harvard University.

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Examines the ceremonies and rituals surrounding the Kanaga mask. Shows the ritual of carving the mask and presents parts of the ceremony in which the mask is used to release the spirit of a dead man.

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