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Film ID  ACE283
Title  Strong Culture
Series  Synchro 3
Date  1995
Director  Smita Maldé
Production Company  Cat Productions
Synopsis  One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers, this follows the group, Asian Dub Foundation, on their way to, and performing at an open-air event.
Minutes  6 min
Full synopsis  ACE283.2 (00:00:00 - 00:06:10)
Deedar Saman joins the rest of Asian Dub Foundation in their van; they tease him about the adolescent changes in his appearance. Van driving through London. Saman’s VO introduces himself saying he’s aged 15, and trying to be a good rapper. He talks about his subject matter and the group’s music. ADF rapping during the journey. Saman says they try to convey an anti-racist message. Arriving at their destination, an open-air event at the Open University. Split screen of performers preparing. ADF’s set which includes Strong Culture. Going home. Credits.

Full credits  Rapper Deedar Zaman (Master D); Bass guitar Aniruddha Das (Dr Das); Turntables John Pandit (Pandit G); Female Vocalist Dipa Joshi; Lyrics Mustaq Uddin, Deedar Zaman; Music/Performance Asian Dub Foundation (ADF); Stills Photography Tony Picanco; Sound Martin Waller, Victoria Stevens; Camera Lee Mander, Steve Verdon, Ellie Peers; Production Manager Clare Gasson; Offline Editor Sally Hilton; Producer/Director Smita Maldé. © Smita Maldé CAT Productions for The Arts Council of England and Carlton Television Ltd.
Watch segments  ACE283.2 (00:00:00 - 00:06:10)
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