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In-remembrance, Ken Saro-Wiwa

Author: Glenn Ellis; Cathy Tyson
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Catma Films, 1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A film on the life of Ken Saro-Wiwa, with personal testimonials of those who knew him. Saro-Wiwa pressed for the rights of the Ogoni people against the Nigerian government and the large oil companies that extracted petroleum from Ogoni lands and gave little or no compensation to the people who lived there. He was tried and executed by the Nigerian government.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ken Saro-Wiwa; Ken Saro-Wiwa
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Ellis; Cathy Tyson
OCLC Number: 51250064
Credits: Narration, Cathy Tyson ; music, Mafik Hawkins ; camera, Komene Famaa [and others].
Description: 1 videocassette (51 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Trial of Ken and others
Responsibility: director/producer, Glenn Ellis.

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A film on the life of Ken Saro-Wiwa, with personal testimonials of those who knew him. Saro-Wiwa pressed for the rights of the Ogoni people against the Nigerian government and the large oil companies that extracted petroleum from Ogoni lands and gave little or no compensation to the people who lived there. He was tried and executed by the Nigerian government.

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