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Rough aunties

Author: Teddy LeiferPaul TaylorKim LonginottoRise Films.Vixen Films.All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Women Make Movies, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fearless, feisty and resolute, the 'Rough Aunties' are a remarkable group of women unwavering in their stand to protect and care for the abused, neglected and forgotten children of Durban, South Africa. This ... documentary follows the outspoken, multiracial cadre of Thuli, Mildred, Sdudla, Eureka and Jackie, as they wage a daily battle against systemic apathy, corruption and greed to help the most vulnerable and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Teddy Leifer; Paul Taylor; Kim Longinotto; Rise Films.; Vixen Films.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC Number: 317407903
Language Note: In English with portions presumably in Zulu with English subtitles.
Credits: Camera, Kim Longinotto ; editor, Ollie Huddleston.
Awards: Winner, Best Feature, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Responsibility: A Women Make Movies release ; a RISE Films & Vixen Films production for Channel 4 Television ; producers, Teddy Leifer, Paul Taylor ; director, Kim Longinotto.

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"Fearless, feisty and resolute, the 'Rough Aunties' are a remarkable group of women unwavering in their stand to protect and care for the abused, neglected and forgotten children of Durban, South Africa. This ... documentary follows the outspoken, multiracial cadre of Thuli, Mildred, Sdudla, Eureka and Jackie, as they wage a daily battle against systemic apathy, corruption and greed to help the most vulnerable and disenfranchised of their communities. Neither politics, nor social or racial divisions stand a chance against the united force of the women. [A]n intimate portrait of change from Africa, this time from the new post-apartheid South Africa, a nation being transformed with hope and energy into a new democracy "--Http://roughaunties.com/film.

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(EMRO user published 2010-02-25 ) Very Good Permalink
In Durban, South Africa, there exists an organization called Bobbi Bear that advocates for children who have been sexually and otherwise abused. In the film Rough Aunties the work (successes and failures) of Bobbi Bear is detailed. The women that form Bobbi Bear’s staff work with police, going on raids...
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