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Vivir la Chicha = Living the Chicha
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directed by Sharis Coppens, 1977-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2003), 29 mins
Chicha music evokes the experiences of the many Peruvians who migrate from the high Andes down to the cities. This film tells the story of Aurora Ramos, a shoe-maker and market vendor, and the role that chicha plays in her life.
directed by Sharis Coppens, 1977-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2003), 29 mins
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The Ballad and the Source
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1983), 19 mins
The tradition of unaccompanied ballad singing is very old and still cherished in Great Britain, though only a few traditional singers are still alive. This sensitive musical portrait profiles the life and art of Walter Pardon, perhaps the finest living traditional English ballad singer.This classic documentary, pr...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1983), 19 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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Village and Town Music of India and Nepal
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directed by Roderic C. Knight (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2004), 1 hour 3 mins

The forested hills and valleys of the eastern Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh, India attracted Rudyard Kipling a century ago, and more recently, for different reasons, ethnomusicologist Roderic C. Knight. Seeking to document the little-known musics of the region, Knight packed a notebook, movie and still cameras,...

directed by Roderic C. Knight (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2004), 1 hour 3 mins
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Carnival King of Europe, Tabom in Bahia
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directed by Juan Diego Diaz, fl. 2017 and Nilton Pereira, fl. 2017; produced by Juan Diego Diaz, fl. 2017, Brazil. Embassy (Accra), Tap Portugal and Fiesta Hotels & Resorts, S.L., in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2017), 52 mins
There is a small community in Ghana who identify as Brazilians. Their name is the Tabom. They are the descendants of former enslaved Africans and creoles who resettled from Bahia to Ghana during the 19th century, especially after the Malês Revolt in Bahia of 1835. They left Bahia escaping repression, looking for...
directed by Juan Diego Diaz, fl. 2017 and Nilton Pereira, fl. 2017; produced by Juan Diego Diaz, fl. 2017, Brazil. Embassy (Accra), Tap Portugal and Fiesta Hotels & Resorts, S.L., in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2017), 52 mins
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Gypsies Sing Long Ballads
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1982), 29 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
Scotland's Gypsies have lived outside mainstream society for more than 500 years. Although some of the 'Travelling People' still live by the sides of roads, most live today in houses and are under pressure to abandon their culture. This film celebrates their traditional music, especially the long unaccompanied Bri...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1982), 29 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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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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Seán Ó Sé: Saol Caite le hAmhráin agus Scéalta / A Life in Song and Story
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directed by Matthew Allen; produced by Matthew Allen (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2016), 1 hour 30 mins
Seán Ó Sé’s long and illustrious career as "a giant of Irish music" has touched all bases in the Irish music business. His unique, unforgettable tenor voice was nurtured in a family of singers. Seán’s voice first reached a wide audience in Ireland in the 1960s working with composer Seán Ó Riada in the gr...
directed by Matthew Allen; produced by Matthew Allen (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 2016), 1 hour 30 mins
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Chulas Fronteras Part 2
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directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1931-, Brazos Films; performed by Lydia Mendoza, 1916-2007 and Flaco Jimenez, 1939-, Los Alegres de Terán (El Cerrito, CA: Brazos Films, 2003), 33 mins
A complex, insightful look at the Chicano experience as mirrored in the lives and music of the most acclaimed Norteño musicians of the Texas-Mexican border, including Flaco Jimenez and Lydia Mendoza. Video includes bonus feature, Del Mero Corazon.
directed by Les Blank, 1935-2013; produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1931-, Brazos Films; performed by Lydia Mendoza, 1916-2007 and Flaco Jimenez, 1939-, Los Alegres de Terán (El Cerrito, CA: Brazos Films, 2003), 33 mins
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