Song of the Dunes

Song of the Dunes

The Search for the Original Gypsies

Downloadable Video - 2011
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Tribes of musicians have lived in the Thar Desert along the India-Pakistan border for a thousand years. Song of the Dunes shines a light on the desperately hard lives of "Untouchable" caste musicians in India's Rajasthan state today. Over the centuries, the ancestors of these humble musicians have performed in the region's royal courts. Today, Rajasthan's traditional musicians play for tourists while struggling to hold on to their homes in the face of road-building projects and luxury developments. The film features His Highness Gaj Singh II, Maharaja of Jodhpur
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2011
[United States] : Paradise Filmworks, International, 2011
Characteristics: data file
digital
1 online resource (1 video file (circa 55 min.)) : sound, color
Alternative Title: Search for the original gypsies

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