The Resource Black Atlantic: On the Orixas Route, by Renato Barbieri

Black Atlantic: On the Orixas Route, by Renato Barbieri

Label
Black Atlantic: On the Orixas Route
Title
Black Atlantic: On the Orixas Route
Statement of responsibility
by Renato Barbieri
Title variation
Black Atlantic
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The waters of the Atlantic brought the slaves from Africa to Brazil, their bodies in chains but their souls inexorably tied to mother Africa. This Brazilian- made film takes us to both shores, to show how spiritual life, dance and song came with the captive people and took root in the new soil. Among the many traditions were the language and gods of Yoruba and Jejes from the Republic of Benin. When a group of freed slaves returned to Africa to rediscover their roots they were looked upon as outsiders. They became tradespeople - tailors, accountants and builders- and they actually brought Portuguese culture to Africa. Today, when Brazilians revisit Africa, they teach the Africans the culture that these descendants of slaves keep alive in Brazil. The documentary is a testimony to some of the ironies of the diaspora
Awards note
African Studies Association, 2000
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Renato, Barbieri
Runtime
68
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Music and the Arts
  • History curriculums
  • Race and culture
  • African diaspora
  • African languages
  • Africa
  • Brazil
  • Benin (Country)
Target audience
adult
Label
Black Atlantic: On the Orixas Route, by Renato Barbieri
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (68 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1784571
  • (OCoLC)747796396
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1784571/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000148765
Video recording format
other
Label
Black Atlantic: On the Orixas Route, by Renato Barbieri
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (68 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1784571
  • (OCoLC)747796396
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1784571/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000148765
Video recording format
other

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