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Zora Neale Hurston Fieldwork Footage

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  • Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort S...

    Directed by Zora Neale Hurston • 1940 • United States

    This footage, shot by author Zora Neale Hurston in the Sea Island community of Beaufort, South Carolina, observes the religious practices of the Gullah people. The footage is accompanied here by field audio recordings by Norman Chalfin, who ...