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    Ekuphakameni village near Durban, South Africa

    SOUTH AFRICAN DANCE FESTIVAL.

    The annual dance festival staged by the Zulu Nazarite Church: MS Native women doing hair. (2 shots) MS. Native women cooking over open fire. LS Band of native women in traditional costume slow marching and chanting. MS Native women marching. MS Native women in ceremonial un-dress dancing. LS Various shots of native women marching. LS Long column of native women walking up hill. LS (Back view) Native women walking up hill. LS Native women chanting. CU Native woman clapping hands in slow rhythm. WS The women on the hillside with village huts in background. CU Facial studios of native women whilst dancing and chanting (several shots) LS (GV) Dance festival taking place. LS Ditton. Ms Johannes Galilee Shembe (leader of the Nazarite religious movement) watching the ceremony.

    Note: Original negative returned to Bulpin.

    (Mute. F.G.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1951
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    77839
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2555.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:15:00 / 01:29:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 2365 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2365 B
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    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics
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    Shembe History Untitled Viewspace Women Dancing Women Dancing Shembe
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