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Sworn To the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella (1995)

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Sworn To the Drum: A Tribute to Francisco Aguabella (1995) Buy DVD for Home Use Kanopy Edu Streaming Alexander Street Edu Streaming Note: For educational sales, public performance, and nontheatrical rights, please contact Jon Mulvaney at Criterion Aguabella, a master of both the bata tradition of drumming, (in the sacred celebrations [...]

The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists (1994)

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The Maestro: King of the Cowboy Artists (1994) Buy DVD For Home Use Kanopy Edu Streaming Alexander Press Edu Streaming NOTE: For educational sales, public performance, and nontheatrical rights, please contact Jon Mulvaney at Criterion What happens when a dedicated husband and father quits his job, adopts the persona of a [...]

Six Short Films of Les Blank (1960-1985)

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Six Short Films of Les Blank (1960-1985) Buy DVD Kanopy Educational Streaming Anthology of six short films, including: Dizzy Gillespie Chicken Real Cigarette Blues God Respects Us When We Work, But Loves Us When We Dance Running Around Like A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off The Sun’s Gonna Shine For individual descriptions, [...]

Roots of Rhythm (1990)

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Roots of Rhythm (1990) (Directed Cuban & NY sequences) This film is currently unavailable. Harry Belafonte hosts this three-part documentary tracing the history of Latin music from its African and Spanish roots to its Caribbean and Cuban flowering and its continuing popularity in America. Features performance clips from the full spectrum of Latin-influenced performers such [...]

My Old Fiddle: A Visit with Tommy Jarrell in the Blue Ridge (1994)

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My Old Fiddle: A Visit with Tommy Jarrell in the Blue Ridge (1994) Buy on Sprout Wings and Fly DVD Educational Streaming   The long-awaited sequel to Sprout Wings and Fly (Les Blank’s first film about this homegrown Appalachian fiddler and raconteur) is a gentle celebration of mountain living, a once-thriving American [...]

Julie: Old Time Tales of the Blue Ridge (1991)

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Julie: Old Time Tales of the Blue Ridge (1991) Sold On Sprout Wings & Fly DVD Kanopy Edu Streaming 80-year-old Julie Lyon, sister of Old Time fiddler Tommy Jarrell, lights up this gem of a film as she spins tales of her Appalachian childhood in North Carolina — and her first [...]

Puamana (1991)

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Puamana (1991) Buy DVD For Home Or Edu Kanopy Edu Streaming Alexander Street Edu Streaming Aloha! This gentle portrait of Auntie Irmgard Farden Aluli, one of Hawaii’s best loved composers, focuses on Hawaiian women’s contributions to family structure, art, music and dance. An intimate glimpse into the real culture of the islands. [...]

Innocents Abroad (1991)

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Innocents Abroad (1991) Buy DVD For Home Or Edu Kanopy Edu Streaming Alexander Street Edu Streaming Innocents Abroad takes an amusing look at how Europeans and Americans stereotype each other, and also examines the validity of twentieth-century-style high speed, mass tourism. It is a glimpse into an important industry which is vital [...]

Talking Feet (1992)

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Talking Feet (1992) Buy DVD For Home Use Mike Seeger, the renowned old-time folk musician and musical historian, has produced the first documentary about Southern-style solo mountain dancing. This exciting film showcases clogging, flatfoot, buck, hoedown, and rural tap dancing. 87 minutes ISBN: 0-933621-50-7 Home DVD: $29.95 on sale for $19.95 (only 20 [...]

Wild Wheels (1992)

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Wild Wheels (1992) Buy DVD Educational Streaming Harrod Blank’s comic and revealing exploration of Art Cars — customized automobiles which reflect the individualistic spirit of their drivers. Traveling across the country in his own wildly decorated VW bug, the filmmaker discovers a memorable cast of real-life characters obsessed with transforming their [...]

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