Serama's mask

Canada, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”
Serama, a Balinese boy, has been learning the intricate, ancient art of the Balinese dance since he was seven. His teacher is his father, a master dancer. They practice for a dance that will be the father’s final performance, and mark his son as his replacement.

Credits

producer

Deepa Saltzman

production company

Sunrise Films

Duration

00:24:20:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1979

Appears in

World cultures and youth

Group of items

World cultures and youth

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013928

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bali Island (Indonesia) - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indonesia - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rites and ceremonies

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Music & Performing Arts → Dancing - Indonesia

Music & Performing Arts → Folk dancing

Places → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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