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Against all odds : a documentary

Author: Charles CantalupoMesgun Zarʼāy.Asli KiflemariamNgũgĩ wa ThiongʼoNawāl SaʻdāwīAll authors
Publisher: [Eritrea?] : Audio Visual Institute of Eritrea, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Contains original footage and material from an international conference held in 2000 in Asmara, Eritrea on African languages and linguistics"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Congresses
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Cantalupo; Mesgun Zarʼāy.; Asli Kiflemariam; Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo; Nawāl Saʻdāwī; Kofi Anyidoho; Abena P A Busia; Kassahun Checole; Tekāl ʼodeyo vižwāl ʼÉretrā.
OCLC Number: 191511095
Language Note: Narration in English ; other conference portions conducted in Hausa Fulani, Kiswahili, Zulu and Tigrinya with subtitles in English.
Notes: Includes footage of a Tigrinya translation of the play by Ngugi wa Thiong'o, I will marry when I want.
Credits: Producer, Msgun Zerai ; director, Charles Cantalupo.
Cast: Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Nawal al Saadwai, Kofi Anyidoho, Abena Busia, Kassahun Checole.
Performer(s): Narration, Charles Cantalupo ; voice-over, Asli Kiflemariam.
Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Audio Visual Institute of Eritrea.

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"Contains original footage and material from an international conference held in 2000 in Asmara, Eritrea on African languages and linguistics"--Container.

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Against All Odds: African Languages and Literatures into the 21st Century

(EMRO user published 2008-11-25 ) Very Good Permalink
Against the Odds is the story of the African literary and cultural conference held in Asmara, Eritrea in 2000. This gathering of writers, scholars, publishers, government ministers, students, and the general public has “laid the groundwork for the empowerment of African languages” and examined...
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