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Masons of Djenné --Changing Times
Part three of a four part film series created for the exhibition, Mud Masons of Mali. Djenné masons reflect on the impact of formal education and other social changes in Mali and the impact of these changes on the masons' work and building practices. Djenné Masons Konbaba Tennepo Boubacar (Bayeré) Kouroumansé Lassina (Al-Haji) Kouroumansé Salif Droufo Almamy (Fa) Kouroumansé Executive Producer Mary Jo Arnoldi Producer/Director Trevor Marchand Videographer Pete Durgerian Production Assistant John Heywood Interviewer Bilagalama Sissoko Additional Camerawork Salahina (Mody) Sounfountera (Djenné) Trevor Marchand (Leiden) Translation Wilfred Willey Photography Tevor Marchand Additional Photography Barbara Frank Joseph Brunet-Jailly Bilagalama Sissoko Donald Hurlbert, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution Dan Cole, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution Narrator Rae Durgerian Music Lassana Diabaté Toumani Kouyaté Music Production, Bamako Paul Chandler Audio Post-Production Al Green Special Thanks to Annette Schmidt, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden Michael Spierenburg Samuel Sidibé, Musée National du Mali British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences The Netherlands Embassy in Bamako, Mali Salahina Sounfountera, Mali Tours, Bamako Indiana University Press Lucy Durán, School of Oriental and African Studies, London Violet Diallo Geert Mommersteeg Pierre Maas Charlotte Joy The Atlantic Fish Shop, Leiden Al-Hijrah Mosque in Leiden The Dutch masons of Koninklijke Woudenberg B.V. Anna Portisch
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