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A miner's tale

Author: Gabriel MondlaneNicolaas HofmeyrRehad DesaiJoão RibeiroSteps for the Future (Organization)All authors
Publisher: [South Burlington, Vt.] : California Newsreel, [2001?]
Series: Steps for the Future (Series), 7.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Joaquim is a migrant laborer with a junior wife in urban South Africa and a senior wife and family in rural Mozambique. He is torn between his responsibilities for both. He is also torn between his understanding of his HIV infection when visiting his home village after being absent for four years and what traditional society expects of him. Joaquim must make a choice since the elders are adamant that it is his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Mondlane; Nicolaas Hofmeyr; Rehad Desai; João Ribeiro; Steps for the Future (Organization); California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54719620
Language Note: In English and Portuguese with English subtitles.
Notes: Container erroneously states the video is in PAL format.
Credits: Camera, Nic Hofmeyr ; editor, Vuyani Sondlo ; music, Bright Productions.
Description: 1 videocassette (40 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Series Title: Steps for the Future (Series), 7.
Responsibility: a film by Nicholaas Hofmeyr & Gabriel Mondlane ; directed by Gabriel Mondlane, Nic Hofmeyr ; produced by Rehad Desai, João Ribeiro ; a Cool/Uhuru Pictures production ; Steps for the Future.

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Joaquim is a migrant laborer with a junior wife in urban South Africa and a senior wife and family in rural Mozambique. He is torn between his responsibilities for both. He is also torn between his understanding of his HIV infection when visiting his home village after being absent for four years and what traditional society expects of him. Joaquim must make a choice since the elders are adamant that it is his traditional duty to father more children with his wife, but Joachim does not want to infect her.

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