On Fire with African Dance: Concepts in African Dance Choreography versus Authenticity
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Mouflet, A. Djoniba, 1961- (Speaker)Sylla, Mangue (Speaker)Sylla, Mangue (Performer)Dembele, Sekou, 1945- (Performer)Thiam, Lamine (Performer)Owie, Amenaghawon (Performer)Moore, Melissa (Performer)Sigere, Clarysse (Performer)Leacock, Terrol (Performer)Kanor, Julien, 1986- (Performer)Schmidt, Jan, 1976- (Speaker)Penn, Robert E. (Videographer)Penn, Robert E. (Editor)Robert Penn Productions (Videographer)New York Public Library. Dance Division (Presenter)Mouflet, A. Djoniba, 1961- (Performer)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2013-04-11
Table of ContentsIntroduction (4 min.) / speaker, Jan Schmidt -- Performance (9 min.) -- Presentation (70 min.) / speakers, Djoniba Mouflet and Mangue Sylla -- Performance (10 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1330
TopicsMouflet, A. Djoniba, 1961-Sylla, MangueDjoniba Dance & Drum CentreDance -- Africa, WestDrum -- Performance -- Africa, West
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceFilmed interviewsInterviews
NotesStatement of responsibility: A presentation by Djoniba Mouflet, Djoniba Dance & Drum Centre ; presented by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.Funding: Recording made possible by the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.Creation/production credits: Video excerpts from the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.Content: A series of free public programs on African dance presented by the Jerome Robbins Dance Division with The Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.Creation/production credits: Videography production, Robert Penn Productions ; producer, Robert Penn ; director of photography, Jonathan Weaver ; editor, Robert Penn.Performers: Performers: drummers, Sekou-Dembele Pablo, Mangue Sylla ; dancer drummer, Lamine Thiam ; dancers, Amenaghawon Owie, Melissa Moore, Clarysse Sigere, Terrol Leacock, Julien Kanor.Performers: Introduced by Jan Schmidt (Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division). Speakers, Jan Schmidt (Curator, Jerome Robbins Dance Division), Djoniba Mouflet, and Mangue Sylla.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y. on 2013 April 11.Funding: This recording was made possible by the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (93 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionDjoniba Mouflet discusses his dance background, the history of West African dance and drumming, which is interspersed with performances and video footage from his collection and the Dance Division's archive.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19830017Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a25417d0-e366-0130-3c90-3c075448cc4b
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