Serenal

Canada, 1959

Film
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A vibrant fantasia of patterned sound in which Norman McLaren salutes the West Indies, painting the spirit of fiesta on film to the lively beat of an island tune by Trinidad’s Grand Curacaya Orchestra.
(Awards: San Sebastian; Bilbao; Bergamo.)

Credits

producer/director

Norman McLaren

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:04:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1959

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28387

Language

No spoken word

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → West Indies

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art and music

Experimental

Music & Performing Arts → Art and music

Places → West Indies

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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