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PROMO
Introducing Jennings and Ponder

FULL STORIES
Jackal's Pond | Imps of Misfortune | Water of Life | Four Friends & a Tiger

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1- PROMO

Introducing Jennings & Ponder
3:45 minutes

 


2 - FULL STORIES

JACKAL'S POND
7:55 minutes

Some folktales manage to be both timeless and very timely.

 


IMPS OF MISFORTUNE
14:42 minutes

From Christina Oparenko's great book of family stories, Ukrainian Folk Tales.

 


WATER OF LIFE
6:26 minutes

This is an entertaining tale concerning poverty and death that's especially appropriate for Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos. It's a Mexican story with German underpinnings, collected by Joseph Sobol in a Chicago High School ESL class.

 


FOUR FRIENDS & A TIGER
6:54 minutes

From the world's oldest collection of folktale texts, the Indian classic Panchatantra, about scholars, knowledge, fortune, and common sense.

 


3- MUSIC

GREENFEST WEDDING VIDEO
3:33 minutes

Irish music on harp and concertina, played at a wedding held in Zagar's Magic Garden on South Street,
during the first annual South Street Green Festival, as reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer

 


4- ABOUT TALES & TELLING

INTERVIEW Center for Media & Democracy, Burlington VT
32:05 minutes

Tim Jennings and Leanne Ponder discuss folktales and storytelling in a local cable interview, en route to the release of their 4th live storytelling album, "Vampire Princess."


 

 

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