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Cantadoras : musical memories of life and death in Colombia [electronic resource].

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 70 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : EPF Media, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Mar©Ưa Fernanda Carrillo S©Łnchez.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ceferina Banqu©♭z, Cruz Neyla Murillo, Graciela Salgado Vald©♭s, Ines Farm, Bety Ochoa.
Summary, etc.:
The word Cantadora comes from traditional Colombian music influenced by African roots and refers to the women that compose and sing their songs while going through their daily chores. "Cantadoras" provides a portrait of rural life in Colombia in its Caribbean and Pacific regions through the words and songs of the resilient Afro-Colombian singers that farm there. These resilient women speak of memories of violence at the hands of paramilitaries, and the power of song to build strength and give voice to dignity and creativity.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Music > Colombia.
Folk music > Colombia.
Country life > Colombia.
Colombia > Social life and customs.
Blacks > Colombia.
Voice culture > Colombia.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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