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Bigger than barbie.

Author: Tina DavisDesmond TutuDonna KaranAnnie LennoxNelson MandelaAll authors
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In South Africa, a small group of women from the townships around Cape Town are changing their lives, and exciting people all over the world by making colourful beaded dolls. In Bigger than barbie we follow the women behind the beading project, Monkeybiz and their fight to overcome poverty and HIV/AIDS through contemporary art. We also join the dolls on a fascinating journey from the township Khayelitsha to Donna  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tina Davis; Desmond Tutu; Donna Karan; Annie Lennox; Nelson Mandela; Speranza Films (Firm)
OCLC Number: 897774304
Notes: Title from title frames.
Event notes: Originally produced by Speranza Film AS in 2006.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 52 min.)
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In South Africa, a small group of women from the townships around Cape Town are changing their lives, and exciting people all over the world by making colourful beaded dolls. In Bigger than barbie we follow the women behind the beading project, Monkeybiz and their fight to overcome poverty and HIV/AIDS through contemporary art. We also join the dolls on a fascinating journey from the township Khayelitsha to Donna Karan's high fashion store on Madison Avenue. From the fashion world of New York, the dolls travel to participate at the Mandela concert for HIV/Aids in Norway on their quest to become Bigger than barbie. The film includes appearances from Desmond Tutu, Donna Karan, Annie Lennox and Nelson Mandela.

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