Mapandangare -the Great Baboon

United States, 1978

Film
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This film begins with an introduction to African musical instruments, showing how they are made and how they fit into basic musical families. The integral part music plays in African storytelling sessions comes to life as children respond in song to the story of the great baboon, Mapandangare. As the story unfolds it is possible to see why storytelling has been of such great importance for thousands of years.

Credits

production company

FilmFair Communications

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014266

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Children and animals

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Africa

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Children - Africa

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education of children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Africa

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children and animals

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Education of children

Literature → Storytelling

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Africa

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments

Music & Performing Arts → Musical instruments - History

Places → Africa

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

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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