RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 45294793 LA In English and Ndebele with English subtitles. T1 The long tears-- an Ndebele story A1 Forbes, David., Dreyer, Nadine., Shadow Films, Ltd., South African Broadcasting Corporation., Filmakers Library, inc., PB Filmakers Library, Inc. PP New York, NY YR 1998 AB This program, seen through the eyes of one family, documents five years in the life of a South African tribe, the Ndebele, exploring their art, culture and traditions. It shows the famous Ndebele wall art and dress traditions and puts them in the context of the new South Africa. Tribe member Francina Ndimande is an internationally recognised mural artist, as is her daughter Angelina. The film explores the rituals and traditions associated with the rites of passage of both men and women. Also traces the history of the Ndebele defeat in war against the Boers and their subsequent enslavement and mistreatment at the hands of the Boer farmers.