Available as stream/download or physical DVD - through us or through Alexander Street Press. The documentary has closed captions and chapters; and when purchased through us, it has Extras: Afro-Peruvian "talking drums," More about "hatajos de negritos," etc..
Especially appropriate for Africana and African-American Studies, Latino Studies, Ethnic Studies, Anthropology sections focused on the African Diaspora, and Music Dept.. Good as a springboard for a lecture, or for student enrichment.
Filmed in Peru, 28 min. (Long enough to be substantive, short enough for discussion.)
· The documentary (28 min., w/ closed captions & extras)
· Classroom Supplements (13 pgs.) with information about Afro-Peruvians, the cajón, other percussion instruments, etc. PLUS discussion questions, and additional reading
· Screening Kit (6 pgs. - a HOW TO for smaller organizations wanting to organize a screening event), poster & post cards
· CD of Afro-Peruvian music
--everything in the Standard Educational Packet plus a second documentary by filmmaker Ma called A Zest for Life: Afro-Peruvian Rhythms, a Source of Latin Jazz.
One hour long, with closed captions and chapters, A Zest for Life has more historical and cultural information than the more intimate Masters of Rhythm. Produced in 2015, it aired from coast to coast over individual PBS stations. Find out more HERE.