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Title Genghis blues [videorecording] / Wadi Rum Productions ; produced and shot by Roko & Adrian Belic ; written, directed, and edited by Roko Belic.

Imprint [New York, NY?] : Docurama : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    Q TUVA GB P72DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a documentary film in 1999.
Special features include: Concert footage ; running commentary ; interview with filmmakers ; Paul Pena bio ; Tuva information page ; interactive menus ; web links.
Performer With, Paul Pena, Kongar-ol Ondar, Richard Feynman, Ralph Leighton.
Summary The story of Paul Pena, a blind American blues musician, and his trek to Tuva to live among its inhabitants and compete in their triennial khoomei (throat singing) contest. He is accompanied by a documentary film team and Tuvinian throat singer Kongar-ol Ondar.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD; stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
Optional English subtitles; parts in Tuvinian with English subtitles.
Subject Pena, Paul, 1950- -- Travel -- Russia (Federation) -- Tuva.
Blues musicians -- United States
Blind musicians -- United States
Throat singing -- Russia (Federation) -- Tuva
Folk music -- Russia (Federation) -- Tuva
Vocal music -- Russia (Federation) -- Tuva.
Folk songs, Tuvinian -- Russia (Federation) -- Tuva
Tuva (Russia)
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary films
Added Author Belic, Roko
Belic, Adrian
Pena, Paul, 1950-2005-
Ondar, Kongar-ol, 1962-2013-
Wadi Rum Productions
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group
Medium, Inc.
ISBN 0767031350
Music No. NVG-9472 Docurama

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