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Homemade American Music: Film Facts

1980, Film: 16mm
40 minutes, Color
Description: A history of rural southeastern traditional American music, as told and played by Mike Seeger and Alice Gerrard. Mike and Alice recount their own involvment with this music, and briefly trace its history as we meet their mentors: the late Tommy Jarrell, Lily May Ledford, Roscoe Holcomb, Elizabeth Cotton and many other musicians.
Featuring: Mike Seeger, Alice Gerrard, Roscoe Holcomb, Elizabeth Cotton, Hank Bradley, Tracy Schwarz, Dewey Balfa, Irene Herrmann, Stefan Senders, Jody Stecher, Eric Thompson, Susie Rothfield, Lily Ledford, Tommy Jarrell
Copyright: 1980, Carrie & Yasha Aginsky
Filmmaker(s): Yasha Aginsky, Carrie Aginsky
Produced by: Carrie and Yasha Aginsky
Cinematography: Yasha Aginsky, Stephen Lighthill, Murali Paup
Editing: Yasha Aginsky
Sound: Carry Aginsky, Nelson Stoll, Zack Krieger
Acknowledgements: Assistance: Betsy Bannerman, Marsha Emmerman; Production assistance: Denise Bostrom, Este Gardner, Seven Pinsky, Mindy Rodman, Elizabeth Zerbe
Funding: Sponsored by the Film Arts Foundation of San Francisco and funded in part by a grant form the Folk Arts division, National Endowment for the Arts
Awards: Prize Award American Film Festival and Cine International

Distribution: Aginsky Productions
Aginsky Productions, 3704 Folsom, San Francisco, CA 94110
Distributor Email: Contact
Distributor Website: Aginsky Productions
Distributor Telephone: 415-647-1290

Archives & Stock Footage: Aginsky Productions
3704 Folsom, San Francisco, CA 94110
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