Batuque

Mm00176510
Number of Discs
1
Release Date
11/04/2011
Studio
HB Films
format
DVD / Normal
Certificate UK
E

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Documentary about the 'Batuque', a dance and music culture unique to Cape Verde. The first African slaves arrived in Cape Verde in 1462, brought in by the Portuguese settlers. They brought with them the rhythms and the roots of what evolved into the Batuque, a sensual music and dance form performed mostly by women. Banned during the colonial era, the tradition nevertheless survived and is now a thriving backdrop to daily life in modern Cape Verde.

Director: Marie Clemence Paes
Writer: Julio Silvao Tavares

Main Format
DVD
Keyword Index
Batuque|Marie Clemence Paes
Alternative Title
Batuque, L'ame D'un Peuple
Colour
Colour
Subtitles
Subtitled
Catalogue Number
HBF031

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