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Title When the drum is beating [videorecording] / a Two Tone Productions film ; a co-production of STM Productions and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) in association with the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) ; producers, Daniel Morel, Jane Regan ; produced and directed by Whitney Dow.

Imprint [New York] : First Run Features, [2012]


Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced in 2011.
Bonus feature: interview with director Whitney Dow.
Credits Cinematography, Niels Alpert ... [et al.] ; editors, Nancy Kennedy, Federico Rosenzvit.
Performer Featuring Orchestre Septentrional.
Summary The 20-member Haitian jazz fusion big band Septentrional has been making music for 62 years. This documentary charts the history of Haiti from its independence from French colonialism to 2010's devastating earthquake, all set to the music of Septentrional and punctuated with its members' personal memories. Features live rehearsal and performance footage.
System Details DVD; NTSC; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Language English and French Creole with English subtitles.
Subject Orchestre Septentrional.
Musicians -- Haiti.
Haiti -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Added Author Morel, Daniel, 1951- Producer.
Regan, Jane. Producer.
Dow, Whitney. Producer. Director.
Orchestre Septentrional.
Two Tone Productions. Production personnel.
STM Productions. Production personnel.
Independent Television Service. Production personnel.
National Black Programming Consortium. Production personnel.
First-Run Features (Firm)
Standard No. 720229915106
Music No. 915106 First Run Features

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