They Sing of a Heaven

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This 1972 film documents sacred harp singing, a 200-year-old tradition of religious singing which survives today in the rural South.

  • Film by: Jerry Stimpfle
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • © 1972 Motion Picture Production, University of Mississippi
  • 20mins, Color