Women Drummers: Finding Her Voice

Produced by: 
2013 Documentary History Project for Youth
Year: 
2013
Duration: 
00:11:22

Individual Film Price:

Higher Education Institutions & Government Agency DVD | $49.95
K-12 & Public Libraries DVD | $49.95
Home Video DVD License – Restrictions Apply | $20.00


 


Documentary History Project for Youth Compilation Price:

This video is available for purchase as part of a Documentary History Project for Youth Vol. 16 - "Philly Drums" compilation DVD.

Higher Education Institutions & Government Agency DVD | $139.00
K-12 & Public Libraries DVD | $79.00
Home Video DVD License – Restrictions Apply | $20.00

 

 


Scribe Video Center Program:

The Documentary History Project for Youth (DHPY) is an annual after-school, weekend and summertime digital media production workshop for middle and high school students. Each year, youth participants create short documentary films as a way to explore some aspect of the social, political and cultural history of Philadelphia. 

 


DHPY Student(s): Jasmine Tarver (Creative and Performing Arts)

 


Instructors: Bryan Green, Pam Hooks, and Karen Warrington

 


Film Summary:

Women percussionists from a variety of musical styles and backgrounds (jass, R&B, metal, punk rock, and African drumming) share their stories and discuss their experiences in the male-dominated world of percussion. Interviews with Jan Jeffries (MusicOverMatter), Jaqui "Mah Doox" Gore (Joe Jordan's Experiment), Katy Otto (Trophy Wife), and Mary Francis (Women Shekere Ensemble).