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African underground [videorecording] : democracy in Dakar / produced by Nomadic Wax and Sol Productions ; Nomadic Wax and Sol Productions present ; an African Underground project ; directed by Ben Herson, Magee McIlvaine, and Christopher Moore ; executive producer, Ben Herson.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 4046 37684001067277 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 69 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Brooklyn, N.Y.] : Notable Productions, c2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Educational copy.
"Filmed on location in Dakar, Senegal."-- feature.
Special features: Democracy in Paris trailer (2 min.); Nomadic Max featurette (4 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Magee McIlvaine, Christopher Moore ; editor, Magee McIlvaine ; music by Dan Cantor, Ben Herson ; music produced by Nomadic Wax and Notable Productions.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featured interviewees: Keyti, Gaston, Rose Skelton ... [et al.].
Summary, etc.:
"A ground-breaking documentary film about hip-hop, youth and politics in Dakar Senegal. The film follows rappers, DJs, journalists, professors and people on the street at the time before, during, and after the controversial 2007 presidential election in Senegal and examines hip-hop's role on the political process. Originally shot as a seven-part documentary mini-series released via the internet, the documentary bridges the gap between hip-hop activism, video journalism and documentary film and explores and explores the role of youth and musical activism on the political process."--Container.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
In English, French and Wolof with English subtitles.
Subject: Elections > Senegal.
Political campaigns > Senegal.
Hip-hop > Political aspects.
Hip-hop > Senegal.
Hip-hop music > Senegal.
Senegal > Politics and government > 1960-2000
Senegal > Social conditions.

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