This is a music reclaiming an untouchable drum

"This ethnomusicological documentary is about the psychological and economic transformation of a group of Dalit (outcaste/untouchable) parai frame drummers from a village near Paramagudi, Tamil Nadu, South India. The internal shift in the self-perception that these drummers undergo includes thr...

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Corporate Author: Kurinji Malar Drumset (Instrumentalist)
Other Authors: Jaisingh, N. (Cinematographer), Sashikanth, A. (Cinematographer), Leland, Beau (Film editor)
Language:English
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Summary:"This ethnomusicological documentary is about the psychological and economic transformation of a group of Dalit (outcaste/untouchable) parai frame drummers from a village near Paramagudi, Tamil Nadu, South India. The internal shift in the self-perception that these drummers undergo includes three interwoven threads of musical identity: the identity of the drum, of the music they play, and of the status of the drummers."
Item Description:Videodisc release of the 2011 documentary.
Physical Description:1 videodisc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD-R ; PAL.
Production Credits:Screenwriter, producer, director: Zoe Sherinian ; cinematography: N. Jaisingh, A. Sashikanth ; editor, Beau Leland.
Published: [Oklahoma, U.S.] : Z. Sherinian, [2011]

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