13163_32266_tribal_dance1.mov

13163_32266_tribal_dance1

This clip shows members of a tribe in the Congo performing at a coronation for their king. Children are thrown around in an elaborate juggling act, then a man steps wildly in another dance performance.Clip opens on men dancing, shot of drummers drumming. The men whip their headdresses around as they leap back and forth. Shot of the king in full costume, then some men juggle children around. The kids wiggle their painted heads, then one jumps into the arms of a man. He flips the child up in the air, then tosses the child to another man. The children continue to be thrown around in a very interesting performance. People around clap, then there is a shot of a different performance in which a man steps in dance very rapidly.

1940s
Color
Not Explicit