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Bellydancing — A History & an Art

Bellydancing - A History & an Art (1979)
Director: Alicia Dhanifu
Year: 
1979
Format: 
Digital video, color

Filmmaker Alicia Dhanifu, who appears in director Jamaa Fanaka’s Emma Mae, constructs a rigorous and beautifully rendered history of belly dancing — its roots and history, forms and meanings.  The filmmaker performs this art as well, alone and with other dancers. 

Shannon Kelley 

Available for research at UCLA

Film Credits

Individual Role(s)
Alicia Dhanifu Director
Producer
Writer
Cast
Gary Gaston Cinematographer
Jerry Weissman Editor