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Female circumcision : human rites

Author: Marion Mayer-Hohdahl; Jean-Pascal Bublex; Journeyman Pictures (Firm),; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm),
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This program documents the ritual of female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision, practiced among some African groups; explores its roots in myth; and discusses movements under way to ban the practice. Interviews with anti-circumcision activists, including medical personnel, describe the health ramifications, including hemorrhage, infection, and painful sex. Victims discuss both the physical and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD (Digital video discs)
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Mayer-Hohdahl; Jean-Pascal Bublex; Journeyman Pictures (Firm),; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm),
OCLC Number: 61763754
Notes: Originally produced in 1998.
Credits: Camera, Jean-Pascal Bublex ; sound, Alain Pentucci ; editor, Stan Thomas.
Performer(s): Reporter, Marion Mayer-Hohdahl.
Description: 1 videodisc (41 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Other Titles: Circumcision, a cut against lust
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; reporter/producer, Marion Mayer-Hohdahl ; Journeyman Pictures production.

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"This program documents the ritual of female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision, practiced among some African groups; explores its roots in myth; and discusses movements under way to ban the practice. Interviews with anti-circumcision activists, including medical personnel, describe the health ramifications, including hemorrhage, infection, and painful sex. Victims discuss both the physical and emotional pain of circumcision, and both males and females discuss why they support or reject circumcision as a valid cultural practice. Graphic scenes of an actual female circumcision are shown."--Container.

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