Eatala [videorecording] : a life in klezmer / directed by Barry Dornfeld and Debora Kodish ; produced by the Philadelphia Folklore Project.
- Other Title:
- Eatala, a life in Klezmer [videorecording]
Subtitle on disc label: Elaine Hoffman Watts and the Hoffman family tradition [videorecording]
- [Full frame presentation].
- Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Folklore Project, c2011.
1 videodisc (38 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Watts, Elaine Hoffman.
Musicians -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Composers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Klezmer music -- United States.
Jewish families -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
- Biographical films.
- In English.
- System Details:
- DVD, NTSC. Region 1.
- While younger generations continue the family musical traditions today, Elaine Hoffman Watts and many members of the Hoffman and Watts families trace their musical artistry through symphonic to jazz to popular to klezmer. "The film shows how Elaine (her Yiddish name is 'Eatala'), a feisty and determined musician, has broken barriers--as a musician, a working mother, and in her persistent devotion to her family's klezmer music."--Container.
- Performances by Elaine Hoffman Watts, Susan Lankin Watts and family members, and an all-star klezmer band with Hankus Netsky ... [et al.].
- Principal camera, editor, Barry Dornfeld.
- Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture produced in 2011.
"A Philadelphia Folklore Project documentary."--Container.
Aspect ratio 4:3.
- Local notes:
- Freedman Archive Collection. Disc V0231.
- Dornfeld, Barry, 1958- , Cinematographer, Director, Editor
Kodish, Debora. , Director
Watts, Elaine Hoffman. , Interviewee, Performer
Watts, Susan, 1966- , Interviewee, Performer
Netsky, Hankus. , Interviewee, Performer
Philadelphia Folklore Project. , Producer, Distributor
Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive.
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