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Praying for rain

Author: Sharon Sopher; Sharon Sopher Productions.; Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.; Discovery Channel (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Sharon Sopher Productions Inc., ©1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary of the 1992 drought in Zimbabwe, Africa. Shows how the first African country to avoid starvation during an drought survived without a lot of outside help. It was filmed mainly in the rural areas and looks at some of the methods used to feed the population. Wildlife herds were culled to provide much needed protein for the starving people. The government provided 85 percent of the relief food after a riot.  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Sopher; Sharon Sopher Productions.; Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation.; Discovery Channel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 35710220
Credits: Camera, Trust Mashoro, Gordon Peterill ; editors, Matthew Fassberg, Chris Murwira, Ian Dolmer ; music, David Scobie.
Performer(s): Sharon Sopher, narrator.
Description: 1 videocassette (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: a co-production of Sharon Sopher Productions, Inc., Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corp. & the Discovery Channel ; produced by Sharon I. Sopher and Trust Mashoro ; directed by Sharon I. Sopher ; written by Sharon I. Sopher and Peter Kinoy.

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Documentary of the 1992 drought in Zimbabwe, Africa. Shows how the first African country to avoid starvation during an drought survived without a lot of outside help. It was filmed mainly in the rural areas and looks at some of the methods used to feed the population. Wildlife herds were culled to provide much needed protein for the starving people. The government provided 85 percent of the relief food after a riot. A water pipeline project also became very important.

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