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Gary Gaston


Film Role(s) Year
Bellydancing - A History & an Art (1979) Bellydancing — A History & an Art

Alicia Dhanifu, who appears in Jamaa Fanaka’s Emma Mae, constructs a rigorous history of belly dancing — its roots and history, forms and meanings.

Cinematographer 1979
The Pocketbook (1980) The Pocketbook

In the course of a botched purse-snatching, a boy comes to question the path of his life.  Billy Woodberry’s second film, and first completed in 16mm, adapts Langston Hughes’ short story, “Thank You, Ma’am,” and features music by Leadbelly, Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis.

Cinematographer 1980