Sherpa high country

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Sherpa high country
Lisanevich, Xenia (Cinematographer)
LaPalma, Marina (Narrator)
Roberts, Wendy M. (Narrator)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1976
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3231
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3864 (former)
Mani Rimdu Festival
Dance -- Nepal
Sherpa (Nepalese people)
Processions, Religious
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
A film by Xenia Lisanevich. Narrators: Marina LaPalma and Wendy M. Roberts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (20 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on the Sherpas of northeastern Nepal, focusing on their religious practice as Buddhists. Includes footage of dances performed as part of the Mani-rimdu festival, among them a masked dance representing the union of Tantric pairs of opposites; the dance of the eight terrible ones, or the defenders of Buddhism; and dances presented for comic relief.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936041502-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175040
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 156db750-745b-0134-e059-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1976: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Sherpa high country" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Sherpa high country" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 29, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976). Sherpa high country Retrieved from

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Sherpa high country