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Paramount Home Entertainment
1 DVD (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
It's a madcap bluegrass chase through Fairytale Village as paperboy Tyrone meets his hungry new customers. Inspector Austin of the Paris Police must find Pablo among the quirky passengers aboard the Orient Express. Berlin cabaret plays as Tasha tries to photograph the big news. Garage-band music blasts as Uniqua and Pablo go to Pirate Camp to train under Captain Austin.
Docurama Films :
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Multiple Grammy-winner Béla Fleck travels to Uganda, Tanzania, the Gambia, and Mali searching for the roots of the banjo. Part road movie, part historical document, this fascinating film demonstrates the power of music and musicians to reach across cultural boundaries and the limitations of language to create an instant and abiding connection. Whether plaintive or pulsating, the infectious music in Throw Down Your Heart transports viewers into the...
3) Soul power
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
In 1974 the most celebrated American R&B acts of the time came together with the most renowned musical groups in Southern Africa for a 12-hour, three-night concert held in Kinshasa, Zaire. The music festival became a reality when Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine convinced boxing promoter Don King to combine the event with the 'Rumble in the Jungle,' the epic fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.
1 DVD (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A look at the family members of the late Bob Marley, as they travel for the first time to Ethiopia in 2005, for the annual Africa Unite concert. This landmark event is to inspire the young generations of Africa to unite for the future of their continent.
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 52 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
Following up on the success of African Jim, but with higher production values, Zonk! shows the extraordinary cultural range available to township Africans, from the many ethnic strains of music from South Africa itself to contemporary American jazz and popular music, eagerly copied and Africanized. Zonk! confirms that despite the poverty and degradation of township life, the human spirit could triumph through music, producing groups and individual...
Highlife Saturday Night captures the vibrancy of Saturday nights in Ghana-when musicians took to the stage and dancers took to the floor-in this penetrating look at musical leisure during a time of social, political, and cultural change. Framing dance band "highlife" music as a central medium through which Ghanaians negotiated gendered and generational social relations, Nate Plageman shows how popular music was central to the rhythm of daily life...
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