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Dance in Africa: the first World Festival of Negro Arts

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Title
Dance in Africa: the first World Festival of Negro Arts
Names
Dagan, Esther A., 1931- (Cinematographer)
Rappaport, Jerrold (Editor)
Galerie Amrad art africain (Producer)
World Festival of Negro Arts (Event place)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1987
Place: Montreal, Québec, Canada
Publisher: Galerie Amrad African Art Publications
Table of 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).
Lion festival of the Wolof people of Senegal, filmed on location.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9117
Topics
World Festival of Negro Arts (1st : 1966 : Dakar, Senegal)
Dance -- Africa, West
Dance -- Senegal
Dance -- Gambia
Dance -- Sierra Leone
Dance -- Côte d'Ivoire
Dance -- Ghana
Dance -- Togo
Dance -- Benin
Dance -- Nigeria
Dance -- Cameroon
Dance -- Gabon
Dance -- Zambia
Dance -- Burundi
Dance -- Niger
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Notes
Statement of responsibility: produced by Gallery Amrad ; filmed by Esther A. Dagan.
Creation/production credits: Edited and narrated by Jerrold Rappaport.
Venue: Filmed in performance in Dakar, Senegal, in April 1966.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (53 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
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. The tape concludes with footage, filmed on location in Senegal, of the annual lion festival of the Wolof people.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY95-F646
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12328709
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a090c960-9138-0138-bfcb-377e106f9dc4
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance in Africa" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/4da2fae4-9eea-46ca-a554-bc63dbd81f6a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance in Africa" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2020. http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/4da2fae4-9eea-46ca-a554-bc63dbd81f6a

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Dance in Africa Retrieved from http://lizard.digital.nypl.org/items/4da2fae4-9eea-46ca-a554-bc63dbd81f6a

Wikipedia Citation

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Dance in Africa