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Crossroads

Author: Hillie Molenaar; Joop van Wijk; First Run/Icarus Films.
Publisher: New York, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, 1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The location is a crossing of roads leading from Uganda into Tanzania and from Kenya via Rwanda to Zaire. Some years ago, Mama Shillingi started her "hotelli" at the crossroads. She offered food and shelter to truck dricers. Until, in 1994, thousands of dead bodies came floating down the nearby Kagera river. Shortly thereafter, the refugees came across the border. Within a few days, half a million people had  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videotapes
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hillie Molenaar; Joop van Wijk; First Run/Icarus Films.
OCLC Number: 38180638
Language Note: English subtitles.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: [a film by Hillie Molenaar and Joop van Wijk].

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"The location is a crossing of roads leading from Uganda into Tanzania and from Kenya via Rwanda to Zaire. Some years ago, Mama Shillingi started her "hotelli" at the crossroads. She offered food and shelter to truck dricers. Until, in 1994, thousands of dead bodies came floating down the nearby Kagera river. Shortly thereafter, the refugees came across the border. Within a few days, half a million people had settled there. Around a hamlet of four houses, a boom town arose called Benaco"--Container.

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