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Interview with Koo Nimo
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produced by Banyan Archive; interview by Tony Hall, 1948- (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1990), 13 mins
Tony Hall interviews KoNimo. He speaks about Fitzroy Coleman and the death of Lancelot Layne and the naming of Lancelot Layne by the King of Ashanti. Speaks about Lord Kitchener and Len Boogsie Sharpe. He sings a special composition for Lancelot Layne
produced by Banyan Archive; interview by Tony Hall, 1948- (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1990), 13 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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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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The Presence of the Past: Madagascar, Music, and Devotion
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directed by Ron Emoff, fl. 1993; produced by Ron Emoff, fl. 1993 (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2004), 54 mins
People throughout Madagascar maintain a strong reverential connection to their ancestors, whose spirits may be called upon to enter into the present to resolve problems and to heal illness. Music performance provides a vital means of communicating with these ancestral spirits, thus of evoking the past and the powe...
directed by Ron Emoff, fl. 1993; produced by Ron Emoff, fl. 1993 (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2004), 54 mins
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