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Hava nagila : the movie

Author: Roberta GrossmanMarta KauffmanSophie SartainHarry BelafonteConnie FrancisAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Docurama, [Los Angeles] : Cinedigm [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documentary on the history, mystery, and meaning of the ubiquitous Jewish standard Havah nagilah. The film follows the around-the-world journey of the song from the shtetls of Eastern Europe to Palestine and all the way to America.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Music
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Grossman; Marta Kauffman; Sophie Sartain; Harry Belafonte; Connie Francis; Leonard Nimoy; Glen Campbell; Regina Spektor; Rusty Schwimmer; Klezmatics (Musical group); Katahdin Productions (Firm),; More Horses Productions,; Docurama (Firm),; Cinedigm (Firm),
OCLC Number: 859211976
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Bonus features: Extended interviews; historical footage; musical clips; trailer.
Credits: Cinematography, Dyanna Taylor, Mike Chin ; editor, Chris Callister.
Performer(s): Featuring Harry Belafonte, Connie Francis, Leonard Nimoy, Glen Campbell, Regina Spektor, The Klezmatics. with: Johnny Yune, Josh Kun, Henry Sapoznik, James Loeffler, Chazzan Danny Maseng, Yisrael Friedman, Lawrence Kushner, Gila Flam, Edwin Seroussi, Ayala Goren, Dani Dassa, Pete Sokolow, Lila Corwin Berman, Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Irving Fields. Narrator: Rusty Schwimmer.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 75 min.) : sound, color, with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital 2.0, 5.1 surround sound
Other Titles: Havah nagilah
Responsibility: Katahdin Productions & More Horses Productions ; directed and produced by Roberta Grossman ; written & produced by Sophie Sartain ; produced by Marta Kauffman.

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A documentary on the history, mystery, and meaning of the ubiquitous Jewish standard Havah nagilah. The film follows the around-the-world journey of the song from the shtetls of Eastern Europe to Palestine and all the way to America.

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Hava Nagila: The Movie

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This captivating and humorous documentary tells the history of the ubiquitously quintessential Jewish song, ”Hava Nagila.” Hava Nagila is Hebrew for “Let us rejoice.” It’s the song that’s played at every Jewish wedding or bar/bat mitzvah, the one that signals everyone to get up and do the...
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