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Dance Africa '96 rites of passage, celebrating women of the African diaspora.

Title
Dance Africa '96 [videorecording] : rites of passage, celebrating women of the African diaspora.
Publication
c1996.

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Moving imagePermit needed *MGZIDVD 5-736Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Additional Authors
  • Davis, Chuck, 1937-
  • Nelson, Madeleine Yayodele.
  • Harris, Rennie, 1964-
  • Wooden, Anthony
  • Tasfāyé Lamā.
  • Payne, Amaniyea.
  • Love, Jewel.
  • D. J. Todd.
  • Grant, William H., III
  • Woolbright, Ngoma.
  • Gibson-Woolbright, Normadien.
  • Even, Tirtza.
  • Bokandéye African American Dance Theatre.
  • Women of the Calabash (Musical group)
  • Nile Ethiopian Ensemble.
  • Rennie Harris PureMovement (Dance company)
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • Character Generators/Video.
  • DanceAfrica (Festival)
  • DHCA.
Description
3 videodiscs (120 min.) (NTSC) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Alternative Title
  • Rites of passage, celebrating women of the African diaspora
  • Celebrating women of the African diaspora
  • DanceAfrica '96, rites of passage--celebrating women of the African diaspora
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Black films and programs.
  • Video.
Note
  • Presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • Accompanied by house program.
Access (note)
  • Permission required.
Credits (note)
  • Cameraperson, Tirtza Even; artistic director, Chuck Davis; Sacred Grove coordinators, Amaniyea Payne and Jewel Love; assistant to the artistic director, Jewel Love; lighting, William H. Grant III; stage manager, N'goma Woolbright; assistant stage manager, Normadien Woolbright.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, New York, on May 24, 1996, by Character Generators Inc.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • Disc 1 (51 min.): Jali's corner [misspelled Jail's on frame] / greetings and welcome by Chuck Davis -- The memorial -- Seating of the elders -- Fedkoba / performed by Bokandéye African American Dance Theatre ; founder, director, choreographer, Anthony Wooden, Sr. -- Arrival of the women from the Sacred Grove -- Song for our mothers II: in our mothers' garden / performed by Women of the Calabash ; artistic director and dancer, Madeleine Yayodele Nelson.
  • Disc 2 (43 min.): Re-entry of the young women -- Gondar amhara [and] Oromo [and] Gurage / traditional songs and dances, performed by the Nile Ethiopian Ensemble ; artistic director, Tesfaye Lemma -- Special tribute by the men of the Council of Elders, who introduce Students of the asphalt jungle--the remix [dance work] / music mixed by D.J. Todd ; danced by Rennie Harris PureMovement ; artistic director and dancer, Rennie Harris.
  • Disc 3 (26 min.). E-kon kon (transitional celebration) / danced by the young women -- Honoring / honorees, Synthia Saint James and Patricia Thomas -- Grand finale, featuring Mandiani [dance work] / choreography, Anthony Wooden, Sr. ; danced by Bokandéye African American Dance Theatre, joined by Women of the Calabash, Rennie Harris PureMovement, the Nile Ethiopian Ensemble, candlebearers, the Council of Elders, and Chuck Davis -- Introduction of company directors, acknowledgments, closing / by Chuck Davis.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-736
OCLC
NYPY96-F471
Title
Dance Africa '96 [videorecording] : rites of passage, celebrating women of the African diaspora.
Imprint
c1996.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Credits
Cameraperson, Tirtza Even; artistic director, Chuck Davis; Sacred Grove coordinators, Amaniyea Payne and Jewel Love; assistant to the artistic director, Jewel Love; lighting, William H. Grant III; stage manager, N'goma Woolbright; assistant stage manager, Normadien Woolbright.
Performer
Host: Chuck Davis.
Event
Videotaped in performance at Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House, New York, on May 24, 1996, by Character Generators Inc.
Restricted Access
Permission required.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIC 9-5216.
Added Author
Davis, Chuck, 1937- host.
Nelson, Madeleine Yayodele. Director
Harris, Rennie, 1964- dancer. Director
Wooden, Anthony, choreographer. Director
Tasfāyé Lamā. Director
Payne, Amaniyea. Director
Love, Jewel. Director
D. J. Todd.
Grant, William H., III, lighting designer.
Woolbright, Ngoma.
Gibson-Woolbright, Normadien.
Even, Tirtza. Videographer
Bokandéye African American Dance Theatre.
Women of the Calabash (Musical group)
Nile Ethiopian Ensemble.
Rennie Harris PureMovement (Dance company)
Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Character Generators/Video.
DanceAfrica (Festival)
DHCA.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-736
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