!ko-Buschmänner (Botswana, Kalahari): Ausschnitte aus einem Trancetanz

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!ko-Buschmänner (Botswana, Kalahari): Ausschnitte aus einem Trancetanz
Additional title: Encyclopaedia cinematographica
Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Göttingen, Germany) (Film producer)

Encyclopaedia cinematographica

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1972
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1650
San (African people) -- Botswana
Ritual and ceremonial dancing -- Africa
Trance dances
Medicine dance
Rites & ceremonies -- Botswana
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: !ko Bushmen (Botswana, Kalahari Desert); Parts of a trance dance. For a descriptive pamphlet in German, with English summary, see: *MGS (General) Encyclopaedia cinematographica.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (11 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Spontaneous trance ritual which developed at night and lasted until morning. As the women clap and sing, the men move in a circle, touching the women to extract sickness and evil from them. A dancer repeatedly falls into trance and is aided by massage, washing, and water to drink.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169687
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a306dff0-352b-0131-3410-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "!ko-Buschmänner (Botswana, Kalahari)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1972. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/902f3cf0-3433-0131-9aeb-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "!ko-Buschmänner (Botswana, Kalahari)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/902f3cf0-3433-0131-9aeb-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1972). !ko-Buschmänner (Botswana, Kalahari) Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/902f3cf0-3433-0131-9aeb-3c075448cc4b

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!ko-Buschmänner (Botswana, Kalahari)