New Film on Hand-clapping, folklore and girl culture

Adryan Glasgow Blog Post

Hi All,

I am attaching some information about a new film from Women Make Movies that might be of interest to you:


LET'S GET THE RHYTHM explores the history of hand-clapping games around the world. Through wars and migrations, across language barriers and oceans, young girls connect with each other through thousands of variants—ancient as they are global—the film chronicles these rhythmic and recreational practices. Guided by three eight-year-olds from diverse cultural backgrounds on inner-city playgrounds in New York City, the