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Dance like a river: Odadaa! Drumming and dancing in the U.S

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Title
Dance like a river: Odadaa! Drumming and dancing in the U.S
Names
Addy, Yacub (Commentator)
Dornfeld, Barry, 1958- (Producer)
Rankin, Tom (Director)
Odadaa! (Musical group) (Performer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6933
Topics
Dance -- Ghana
Bamaya (Dance)
Gome (Dance)
Adiko (Dance)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Music
Motion pictures
Documentary-style films
Ethnographic films
Notes
Creation/production credits: Motion picture produced by Barry Dornfeld. Directors: Barry Dornfeld and Tom Rankin. Camera: Tom Rankin. Translations: Yacub Addy, Solomon Adom. Distributed as a videotape by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center, Bloomington, Indiana.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (47 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Documentary about the Ghanaian dance company Odadaa!, which is seen rehearsing and performing in the U.S. and at the company members' communal home in Washington, D.C. Artistic director Yacub Addy discusses African and American dance and music; company members talk about their performing backgrounds and experiences. Among the dances performed are the bamaya of the Dagomba tribe of northern Ghana, the gome of the Ga migrant workers, and the adiko (fisherman's dance).
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896042012-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167966
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b121b70-8320-0138-7b53-53d019542a92
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1985: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance like a river" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6cf638df-6104-43b2-87ae-62d2886cbd2b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance like a river" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6cf638df-6104-43b2-87ae-62d2886cbd2b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). Dance like a river Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6cf638df-6104-43b2-87ae-62d2886cbd2b

Wikipedia Citation

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Dance like a river