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Chants de sable et d'etoiles - Chants of Sand and Stars

Material Type: 
Films
Place of Publication: 
Belgium, France
Year: 
1997(?)
Type of Recording: 
Commercial Recording
Media: 
Videocassette
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French
Hebrew
Ladino (Judeo-Spanish, Judezmo)
Yiddish
Description: 

90 min. French, Hebrew, Arabic, Yiddish, Ladino, and English w/ English subtitles
Director: Nicolas Klotz.
Documentary on the importance and utilisation of traditional music in Sephardic Jewish communities - from the Middle East, via America, to Africa. A unique compilation of footage of chazzanot, or Jewish liturgical pieces, from across the Jewish world, and an investigation of its influence on other communities and visa versa.

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