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A Singing Stream
25 Oct 2012
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The Landis family sings "Jezebel" in the living room of the family martriarch Betha Landis. From "A Sing Stream" released in 1985. The story of a gifted African American family from the rural South. With interviews and stories, and scenes from daily life, reunions, gospel concerts, and church services, the film traces the history of the Landis family of Granville County, North Carolina, over the lifetime of its oldest surviving member, 86-year-old Mrs. Bertha M. Landis.

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Documentary Song Community Culture Folklore Folklife Performance Video Southeast African American Filmmaker Folklorist
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