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Carasco, Raymonde (Director)
Carasco, Raymonde (Narrator)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1982
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8638
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2120 (former)
Indian dance -- Mexico
Dance -- Mexico
Tarahumara Indians
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: A film by Raymonde Carasco. Title in Spanish, credits in French, narration in Spanish and French. Photographer (?)/editor: Regis Hebraud. Narrators: Erasmo Palma (Spanish), Raymonde Carasco (partial translation into French).
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (57 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Filmed in Norogachic, Mexico. Ethnographical documentary on the Easter festival of the Tarahumara Indians, who are Roman Catholics. The festival, which lasts for several days, includes dances by men whose body-painting of white bean-shaped dots suggested the title of the film. Religious processions and the symbolic killing of an effigy of Judas also form parts of the festival.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Spanish, Castilian
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916016074-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169919
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9897010-90be-0135-2ff5-59406e311c17
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Item timeline of events

  • 1982: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Los pintos" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Los pintos" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 20, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1982). Los pintos Retrieved from

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Los pintos