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Nova. / A walk to beautiful

Author: Engel Entertainment.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH Video (Firm)
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at the lives of three Ethiopian women, rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, who leave home in search of seeking treatment for obstetric fistula. The program follows them walking for hours on their journey to transportation to a special hospital in Addis Ababa where they find solace for the first time in years, and stays with them as their lives begin to change.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Engel Entertainment.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 9781593758233 1593758235
OCLC Number: 228443747
Language Note: In English and Amharic dialogue with English subtitles; closed-captioned; described for the visually impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on public television in 2008.
Special features: Fistula worldwide : the hidden epidemic / producer, Heidi Burke ; Engel Entertainment (2008 : ca. 10 min.); DVD-ROM access to a discussion guide for educators and to the Nova website.
Credits: Editor, Andrew Ford ; directors of photography, Tony Hardmon, Mary Olive Smith, Jerry Risius ; music, David Schommer.
Performer(s): Steven Engel; Mary Olive Smith; Amy Bucher.
Target Audience: Not rated: contains mature subject matter.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, anamorphic) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Other Titles: Fistula worldwide.
Nova (Television program).
Walk to beautiful
Responsibility: produced by Mary Olive Smith and Steven Engel ; directed by Mary Olive Smith and Amy Bucher ; an Engel Entertainment production in association with Nova.
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A look at the lives of three Ethiopian women, rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, who leave home in search of seeking treatment for obstetric fistula. The program follows them walking for hours on their journey to transportation to a special hospital in Addis Ababa where they find solace for the first time in years, and stays with them as their lives begin to change.

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