African Drum - Beyond The Beat (2012)

Music/ Dance / 48m / Feature / Documentary

Synopsis

A portrait of the social functions of the drum in West African society. The film uses the famous ode to the drum to demonstrate its role in work, communication and voodoo practices over time, through to its contemporary use by fans at football matches. "African Drum" takes special interest in the conception and nature of rhythm and the special relationship between drummer and dancer.

Directed by Tariq Richards

Info

Languages
English, French
English Subtitles
Location
Ghana, South Africa, United Kingdom
Produced
Ghana
Regions
West Africa
African Drum - Beyond The Beat

Distribution

Tariq Richards
T:07765 835649
E:tariq.richards@mac.com