Kenga (Zentralsudan, Süd-Wadai): Trauertänze "dodi"

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Kenga (Zentralsudan, Süd-Wadai): Trauertänze "dodi"
Additional title: Encyclopaedia cinematographica
Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany) (Film producer)

Encyclopaedia cinematographica

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1964
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1639
Dance -- Sudan
Kenga (African people)
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Africa
Funeral dances
Death dances
Filmed dance
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Creation/production credits: Produced and distributed by the Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film, Göttingen, Germany.
Citation/reference: English title: Kenga, Central Sudan, South Wadai; Mourning dances "dodi". For a descriptive pamphlet in German, with English summary, see: *MGS (General) Encyclopaedia cinematographica.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (9 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Filmed in the village of Barama. Excerpts from the "dodi" mourning dances, characterized by quick, energetic stamping steps. In the second part of the film the dancers are joined by Arab women.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169657
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2f9edd0-352b-0131-819a-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1964: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kenga (Zentralsudan, Süd-Wadai)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1964.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Kenga (Zentralsudan, Süd-Wadai)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 29, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1964). Kenga (Zentralsudan, Süd-Wadai) Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Kenga (Zentralsudan, Süd-Wadai)