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Imani: Beegie and the egg

Author: Carol Munday Lawrence; Nguzo Saba Films.
Publisher: Norwood, MA : Beacon, 1976.
Series: Nguzo Saba
Edition/Format:   Film : Film : Juvenile audience   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beegie, a Massai girl is afraid to venture deep into the woods. She dreams about a magic egg entrusted to her by her father. To preserve its magic, she must take it into the forest. Each night, Beegie follows her father's instructions and sings to the egg. It grows and changes, eventually breaking open to release a large collection of African animals. "Imani" is a Swahili word meaning faith and purpose.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Munday Lawrence; Nguzo Saba Films.
OCLC Number: 317358381
Notes: CREDITS: Producer, director, Carol Munday Lawrence.
SUMMARY: In this iconographic film, Beegie, a Massai girl is afraid to venture deep into the woods. She dreams about a magic egg entrusted to her by her father. To preserve its magic, she must take it into the forest. Each night, Beegie follows her father's instructions and sings to the egg. It grows and changes, eventually breaking open to release a large collection of African animals. "Imani" is a Swahili word meaning faith and purpose.
Description: 1 film reel (7 min.) : sound, color ; 16 mm.
Series Title: Nguzo Saba
Responsibility: Carol Munday Lawrence.

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Beegie, a Massai girl is afraid to venture deep into the woods. She dreams about a magic egg entrusted to her by her father. To preserve its magic, she must take it into the forest. Each night, Beegie follows her father's instructions and sings to the egg. It grows and changes, eventually breaking open to release a large collection of African animals. "Imani" is a Swahili word meaning faith and purpose.

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