The Resource The language you cry in, (videorecording)

The language you cry in, (videorecording)

Label
The language you cry in
Title
The language you cry in
Title variation
  • Language you cry in
  • Story of a Mende song
Title variation remainder
the story of a Mende song
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engmen
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Traces the history of a burial hymn of the Mende people brought by slaves to the rice plantations of the Southeast coast of the United States more than two hundred years ago. Joe Opala and Cynthia Schmidt discover that the Gullah family have preserved this song for generations in the United States. They travel to a remote Mende village in Sierra Leone where the villagers reenact the burial ritual
Cataloging source
HLS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer/Directors, Alvaro Toepke and Angel Serrano
Dewey number
305.896073
Language note
In English and Mende, with English subtitles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Toepke, Alvaro
  • Serrano, Angel
  • California Newsreel (Firm)
Runtime
52
Series statement
Library of African cinema
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gullahs
  • Folk songs, Mende
  • African Americans
  • Burial
Technique
live action
Label
The language you cry in, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm41180389
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (53 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The language you cry in, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm41180389
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (53 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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