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Rhythms of the World

Synopsis

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Maytime on the Mosquito Coast
Depite the deprivations of war, the people of Bluefields, Nicaragua, still find time to do the Lambeth Walk and maypole dancing. Bluefields, on Nicaragua's east coast, is named after a notorious 17th-century pirate and its stormy past has provided it with a culture which is an anomalous amalgam of Spanish, British American, Amerindian and African. Rhythms of the World explores this fascinating corner of the Caribbean and looks at the extraordinary range of popular music to be found there.
Film editor COLIN KNIJFF
Assistant producer DIANA MANSFIELD Director ANTHONY WALL (First shown in 'Arena

Contributors

Editor: Colin Knijff
Producer: Diana Mansfield
Director: Anthony Wall






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