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African Dance and Music: Sylvia Ardyn Boone and Pearl Primus

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Identifier
177
Videographer/Filmmaker
Robin S. Rowe
Date:
July 24 1987
Venue:
Sommers Studio
Description:
Sylvia Ardyn Boone gives a slide show and lecture about aesthetics and ideals of beauty in West Africa. In an interview with Spider Kedelsky, Pearl Primus speaks about her family origins, how she started dancing, her first visit to Africa, her experience dancing for the king of the Watusi, the African view of dance as an integral part of life, African dances relating to fertility, childrearing, and stages of life, and her initiation into African societies.
Access Format
SD DVD
Master Format
VHS
Duration
1h 44m 59.0s
Camera
one
Technical Notes
digitized in 2016