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New worlds, new forms

Examines the heritage that enslaved Africans brought to North and South America via dance. From the Samba in Rio to the Lindy-hop in Harlem, cultural collisions have shaped the popular dances of today.

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  • "The brutal journey of enslaved Africans brought to the shores of North and South America is revealed in the daring and wise ways in which they kept the soul of their heritage through dance. From the Samba in Rio to the Lindyhop in Harlem, cultural collisions have shaped the popular dance of the Americas, where dance has become a medium for cultural fusion among Africans and Europeans."
  • "Examines the heritage that enslaved Africans brought to North and South America via dance. From the Samba in Rio to the Lindy-hop in Harlem, cultural collisions have shaped the popular dances of today."@en
  • "From the samba in Bahia and cantomble in Brazil, to the lindy hop in the Catskills and rock and roll in Baltimore, this program shows how cultural fusion has shaped the great popular dances of the 20th century."@en
  • "This program examines the heritage that enslaved Africans brought to North and South America via dance. From the Samba in Rio to the Lindy -hop in Harlem, cultural collisions have shaped the popular dances of today."

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  • "Documentaries and factual films and video"
  • "Emmy Award nominees"
  • "documentaire"
  • "Dance"
  • "History"@en
  • "History"

http://schema.org/name

  • "New worlds, new forms"
  • "New worlds, new forms"@en
  • "Dancing (Television program). New worlds, new forms"
  • "Dancing. Program 5, New worlds, new forms"@en
  • "New Worlds, New Forms"
  • "Dancing. New worlds, new forms"