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Our friends at the bank

Author: Greg Lanning; Peter Chappell; First Run/Icarus Films.
Publisher: New York, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, 1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filmed over a period of 14 months, documents the negotiations between the World Bank and Uganda in an attempt to understand and describe the relationship and its implications for Uganda. Describes the activities of James Wolfensohn, president of the World Bank, and Yoweri Museweri [sic], leader of Uganda.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: James D Wolfensohn; Yoweri Museveni
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Lanning; Peter Chappell; First Run/Icarus Films.
OCLC Number: 39904373
Notes: Time on container: 90 minutes.
Film produced by IBT, JBA Production, La Sept Arte Documentaries Department, Channel 4.
Credits: Catherine Zins, editor.
Performer(s): Peter Chappell, narrator.
Awards: Silver Award Winner, 1998 FIPA; Library Jury Prize Winner, 1998 Cinéma du Réel; 1998 Media Nord Sud.
Description: 1 videocassette (84 min., 27 sec.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: executive producer, Greg Lanning ; directed by Peter Chappell.

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Filmed over a period of 14 months, documents the negotiations between the World Bank and Uganda in an attempt to understand and describe the relationship and its implications for Uganda. Describes the activities of James Wolfensohn, president of the World Bank, and Yoweri Museweri [sic], leader of Uganda.

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Our Friends at the Bank

(EMRO user published 2014-03-04 ) Very Good Permalink
This program provides a look inside the case level functioning of the World Bank by following more than a year of negotiations between that body and the country of Uganda in the mid-1990s over financing, lending, and debt. The picture that emerges is not heartening. None of the players -- the World...
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