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Title The heritage of Chinese culture and dance. Classical dance : Dunhuang / directors, Ming Chen, Sandra Parks, Jake McNeill ; producers, Ming Chen, Sandra Parks, Stella Xu
Published Los Angeles, CA : TMW Media Group, 2016

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Description 1 online resource (12 min.)
Series Academic Video Online
Summary Dunhuang Dance is a form of Chinese dance that draws sources from body movements depicted in artifacts found in Dunhuang Mogao Caves. Located in Gansu Province of China, along the Silk Route, at the crossroads of trade as well as religious, cultural and intellectual influences, the seven hundred and thirty five caves are famous for their statues and fresco paintings, spanning 1,000 year of Buddhist art. Thousand Hand Guan Yin, a representative of Dunhuang Dance featured in this program is a contemporary creation conceived by the renowned Chinese choreographer, ZHANG Jigang, and produced by the China Disabled Performing Art Troupe. In this dance, a group of hearing-impaired dancers effectively utilize their body language to communicate the magic of "thousand hands" and hints at the deep meaning of Buddhism, its luminescence and boundless love
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed November 16, 2016)
In English
Subject Dance -- China -- History
Deaf dancers -- China
Dance
Deaf dancers
Manners and customs
China -- Social life and customs.
Dunhuang Caves (China)
China
China -- Dunhuang Caves
Genre/Form Educational films
History
Educational films.
Films éducatifs.
Form Streaming video
Author Chen, Ming, director, producer
Parks, Sandra, director, producer
McNeill, Jake, director
Xu, Stella, producer
Kennesaw State University.
Other Titles Dunhuang