How Translating Documentaries Into Africa’s Local Languages Preserves Them
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How Translating Documentaries Into Africa’s Local Languages Preserves Them

by Naomi House How Translating Documentaries Into Africa’s Local Languages Preserves Them I was watching a wonderful documentary on my local PBS or Create network channel over the weekend that focused on ecological preservation of communities in Ethiopia and Peru, but noticed something very disconcerting.  When the people being interviewed were translated the subtitles said something … Continue reading

Filming Music is Preserving Music!  Instruments 4 Africa brings threatened West African musical traditions to life
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Filming Music is Preserving Music! Instruments 4 Africa brings threatened West African musical traditions to life

Filming Music is Preserving Music! Instruments 4 Africa brings threatened West African musical traditions to life with their vital short films   What if the very last musician in Mali to be trained on the Mandinka warrior’s harp, the Bolon, was never recorded? Or a ceremony passed down for generations goes unperformed for 20 years? … Continue reading