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Lions will roar, swans will fly, angles will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi

Title
Lions will roar, swans will fly, angles will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi [electronic resource] / conceived, choreographed and directed by Nora Chipaumire ; original sound score by Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited.
Publication
c2010.

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Chipaumire, Nora
  • Chipaumire, Nora.
  • Badolo, Souleymane, 1968-
  • Mapfumo, Thomas.
  • Tardy, Romain.
  • Nagata, Naoko.
  • Novak, Joe W.
  • Chideya, Farai.
  • De Boysson, Jean.
  • Blacks Unlimited (Musical group)
  • 651, An Arts Center.
  • Long Island University.
  • New York Public Library. Dance Division.
Description
1 streaming video file (98 min.) : sd., col.
Series Statement
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image original documentation
Uniform Title
Lions will roar, swans will fly, angels will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi (Choreographic work : Chipaumire)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
  • Dance.
Note
  • Widescreen.
  • Minimal lighting; image is dark.
  • Recording made possible by the cooperation of 651 Arts, Nora Chipaumire, The Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, and The Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library.
  • This program is available in the Dance Division's *MGZB 651, An Arts Center [programs].
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Video directed and edited by Jean de Boysson ; camera, D.D. Cronos, Jean de Boysson.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at The Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, Long Island Univ., Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, N.Y., on May 21& 22, 2010.
Funding (note)
  • This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
  • The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.
  • The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
System Details (note)
  • Streaming video.
Contents
Performance (83 min.) -- Post show discussion (ca. 13 min.) / panel: Nora Chipaumire (choreographer & performer), Thomas Mapfumo (composer, musician), Farai Chideua (moderator).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5816
OCLC
  • 726857648
  • 726857648
Title
Lions will roar, swans will fly, angles will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi [electronic resource] / conceived, choreographed and directed by Nora Chipaumire ; original sound score by Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited.
Imprint
c2010.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image original documentation
System Details
Streaming video.
Summary
Panel discusses the creation of this work, how the collaboration happened, how they want the work to be perceived, how to increase audiences, and Chipaumire's strategy for getting more audience members by collaborating with a well known music group, The Blacks Unlimited.
Event
Videotaped in performance at The Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, Long Island Univ., Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, N.Y., on May 21& 22, 2010.
Credits
Video directed and edited by Jean de Boysson ; camera, D.D. Cronos, Jean de Boysson.
Performer
Performed by Nora Chipaumire and Souleymane Badolo ; musicians, The Blacks Unlimited: Thomas Mapfumo (vocals & guitar), Lancelot Kashesha (percussion & vocals), Gilbert Zvamaida (guitar & vocals), Christopher Muchabaiwa (bass guitar), Chakaipa Mhembere (mbira).
Video design by Romain Tardy ; early design by Joelle Dietrick ; original lighting design by Olivier Clausse dit Maurice ; additional lighting design and technical direction by Joe W. Novak ; costume design by Naiko Nagata ; production coordination by Susan Hamburger.
Funding
This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
The assistance of the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts is gratefully acknowledged.
The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
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Added Author
Chipaumire, Nora, choreographer.
Chipaumire, Nora. Director
Chipaumire, Nora. Conceptor
Chipaumire, Nora, dancer.
Badolo, Souleymane, 1968- dancer.
Mapfumo, Thomas. Musician
Mapfumo, Thomas. Composer
Tardy, Romain. Designer
Nagata, Naoko. Costume designer
Novak, Joe W. Lighting designer
Novak, Joe W. Technical director
Chideya, Farai. Moderator
De Boysson, Jean. Director
De Boysson, Jean. Editor
De Boysson, Jean. Videographer
Blacks Unlimited (Musical group)
651, An Arts Center.
Long Island University.
New York Public Library. Dance Division.
Added Title
Lions will roar, swans will fly, angels will wrestle heaven, rains will break: gukurahundi (Choreographic work : Chipaumire)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-5816
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