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Music of West Africa: The Mandinka and their Neighbors
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(Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2004), 35 mins

This video presents ten historical scenes, captured on 8mm film at a time when portable video had not yet emerged as a viable medium. Eight of the scenes were filmed by Roderic Knight; two were contributed by renowned Gambian expert David Gamble. With the invaluable assistance of Elio Trabal, OC 2004, the footage...

(Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2004), 35 mins
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Kora Creation
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produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth; in Africa I Remember (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 2 mins
In this segment we witness the creation of a kora -- a type of African harp-lute -- which is made of local materials and is considered an instrument born out of its environment.
produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth; in Africa I Remember (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 2 mins
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Music of the Mande
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(Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2016), 1 hour 27 mins

Mande Music and Dance: Performed by Mandinka Musicians in Gambia in the late Twentieth Century.

These films, including 18 separate events, made at the beginning of the Super 8 era with a silent camera and separate tape recorder, and at the end, with a sound-sync camera, feature performances by some of The Gambi...

(Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2016), 1 hour 27 mins
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Tubabs In Africa
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directed by Amy Flannery, fl. 1991 and Mary Flannery; produced by Michael Ford, Yellowcat Productions (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 56 mins
In the Gambia, West Africa, locals have a name for foreigners; they call them "Tubabs" a term derived from "two bob", the standard fee British colonialists used to pay Gambians for odd jobs. In this film we follow a group of students from St. Mary's College in Maryland on a summerlong jaunt deep into the Gambia to...
directed by Amy Flannery, fl. 1991 and Mary Flannery; produced by Michael Ford, Yellowcat Productions (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 56 mins
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