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Aouatara: Young Baga Women
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directed by Laurent Chevallier, 1955- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 1996), 51 mins
In Guinea, traditional music is not a mere hobby but a cultural element cementing the identity of each ethnic group. It was a men’s affair, at least until the apparition of an independent female band. The 'Baga Guinee,' a band of ten women aged between 25 and 40, is performing at weddings, baptisms and other ce...
directed by Laurent Chevallier, 1955- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 1996), 51 mins
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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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