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Title The quest for the gongs.

Published Paris, France : ZED, 2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM INTERNET video  The Whole World    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 online resource (51 minutes).
Series Ethnographic video online ; volume 2.
Living cultures.
Ethnographic video online ; volume 2.
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 27, 2013).
Summary In the mountains of the southeast Vietnam, Ma Bio, a Chu Ru woman, is one the few people who plays the gong, an ancestral drum considered an Oral Masterpiece of Human Heritage by Unesco. She teaches the gong to the young generation of her village. Ma Bio is worried because her set of gongs are old and pierced, and she knows she has to travel far to get new ones. Accompanied by her niece MaLuhin, she leaves on 600 km journey across the mountains and countryside to meet the last gong makers of Vietnam, possessors of a unique know-how.
Other formats Previously released as DVD.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2012. (Ethnographic video online). Available via World Wide Web.
Language notes This edition in English.
Other author Catteau, Manuel, producer.
Seþgur, Jeþrôme, director.
Forrest, Jodie, narrator.
Subject Gong -- Vietnam.
Percussion instrument makers -- Vietnam.
Chru (Vietnamese people)
Nonfiction films.