• Short Summary

    WHILE THE OFFICIAL ZIMBABWE DANCERS PERFORMED AT THE ANASSER STADIUM, ENTHUSIASTIC SPECTATORS OUTSIDE THE STADIUM STAGED THEIR OWN NATIONAL DANCE.

  • Description

    1.
    SV ZIMBABWE DANCERS PERFORM AT THE ANASSER STADIUM. (2 ANGLES)
    0.08

    2.
    MV MUSICIANS
    0.11

    3.
    SV DANCERS CONTINUE
    0.20

    4.
    MV MUSICIANS.
    0.24

    5.
    MV TWO ARAB GIRLS DANCE IN ALGERIAN SQUARE.
    0.32

    6.
    MV SPECTATORS
    0.35

    7.
    MV GIRLS CONTINUE DANCE.
    0.41

    8.
    SV SPECTATORS.
    0.44

    9.
    MV DRUMMER.
    0.49

    10.
    MV GIRLS CONTINUE DANCE.
    1.00

    11.
    MV SPECTATORS.
    1.04

    12.
    MV GIRLS CONTINUE DANCE.
    1.15

    13.
    MV AFRICAN DELEGATE JOINS IN DANCE.
    1.21

    14.
    MV DRUMMER.
    1.24

    15.
    SV AFRICAN CONTINUES DANCING WITH GIRLS.
    1.36



    Initials JPC/VS/JF/LAD



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WHILE THE OFFICIAL ZIMBABWE DANCERS PERFORMED AT THE ANASSER STADIUM, ENTHUSIASTIC SPECTATORS OUTSIDE THE STADIUM STAGED THEIR OWN NATIONAL DANCE.

    THE FESTIVAL MOOD HAS BEEN CAUGHT BY EVERYONE INCLUDING TWO ARAB GIRLS WHO STAGED THEIR OWN IMPROMPTU DANCE. PASSERS-BY IN THE ALGERIAN SQUARE CROWDED ROUND; THE DRUMMERS BEAT OUT THE RHYTHM; AND SOON ONE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CROWD JOINED THE GIRLS.

    MEANWHILE, AT THE CONFERENCE ASSOCIATED WITH THE FESTIVAL, AFRICAN FILM-MAKERS AGREED ON STEPS TO PROMOTE AFRICAN CINEMA AND TO CO-ORDINATE THEIR ACTIVITIES.

    THEY DECIDED TO SET UP AN ALL AFRICAN FILM LIBRARY, STAGE FESTIVALS OF AFRICAN FILMS, AND PUBLISH A CINEMA PERIODICAL IN ARABIC, FRENCH AND ENGLISH. THEY WILL APPROACH AFRICAN STATES AND THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY FOR MONEY.

    THE FESTIVAL WILL END ON FRIDAY (AUGUST 1) WITH PRIZES AWARDED TO THE BEST THEATRICAL, DANCING AND MUSICAL PERFORMANCES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2ZAIS4JOHJB6XXWE93BH4FQTM
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ZAIS4JOHJB6XXWE93BH4FQTM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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