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Dance in Africa : a film

Author: Esther A Dagan; Jerrold Rappaport
Publisher: [Montreal] : Gallery Amrad, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Excerpts of dances from thirteen West African countries, including many different ethnic groups. Types of dances include initiation, courting, marriage, fertility, and funeral dances; mask, acrobatic, stick, sword, and animal dances.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Esther A Dagan; Jerrold Rappaport
OCLC Number: 18703987
Notes: Title from title frame.
Title on container : Danc in Africa.
Credits: Edited by Jerrold Rappaport.
Performer(s): Narrated by Jerrold Rappaport.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Countries represented, in order of appearance: Senegal (Casamance region) --
Gambia --
Sierra Leone (Mende and Sherbro people) --
Ivory Coast (Dan and Senufo people) --
Ghana (Ashanti) --
Togo (Kabre, Bassari, and Ewe) --
Benin (Yoruba and others) --
Nigeria (Yoruba, Ibo, Hausa) --
Cameroon (Bamun and others) --
Gabon (Fang and others) --
Zambia --
Burundi (Watusi and others) --
Niger (Bororo and others).
Responsibility: Esther A. Dagan ; edited and narrated by Jerrold Rappaport.

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Excerpts of dances from thirteen West African countries, including many different ethnic groups. Types of dances include initiation, courting, marriage, fertility, and funeral dances; mask, acrobatic, stick, sword, and animal dances.

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