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Recreational Gagá Dance at Batey "La mula"

CUNY Dominican Studies Institute

Recreational Gagá Dance at Batey "La mula"

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Recreational Gagá Dance at Batey "La Mula"

Recreational Gagá Dance at Batey "La Mula".Produced by Victor Camilo. Santo Domingo, 1987. Haitian Creole and Spanish. B/W and some Color; 30 minutes.VHS.

Visual representation of the lifestyle of Haitian immigrant workers in Batey "La Mula" (a community of sugar plantation laborers). The video also includes several Gagá dances, and an interview with a Dominican woman who has worked in the batey for over 20 years.