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Becoming a woman in Okrika

Author: Judith Illsley Gleason; Elisa Mereghetti Tesser; Kamel Film.; Filmakers Library, inc.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Five females, fifteen to seventeen years old, undergo a traditional rite of passage that used to be a necessary prelude to marriage in Okrika. This sequence of events takes place in the village of Ogbogbo, which is part of the Okrika community of Ijo-speaking people who populate the Niger Delta in Rivers State, Nigeria.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Illsley Gleason; Elisa Mereghetti Tesser; Kamel Film.; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 24500873
Credits: Cinematographer, Elisa Merghetti Tesser ; ethnology/text, Judith Gleason ; editor, Sandra Degiuli.
Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: by Judith Gleason, Elisa Mereghetti Tesser ; produced by Kamel Film.

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Five females, fifteen to seventeen years old, undergo a traditional rite of passage that used to be a necessary prelude to marriage in Okrika. This sequence of events takes place in the village of Ogbogbo, which is part of the Okrika community of Ijo-speaking people who populate the Niger Delta in Rivers State, Nigeria.

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