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The sari soldiers

Author: Julie Bridgham; Ramyata Limbu; Butter Lamp Films.; Women Make Movies (Firm)
Publisher: New York, NY : Women Make Movies, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary that follows six Nepalese women on the forefront of the civil war in Nepal and the escalating instability and violence that is engulfing the country. Over the course of three years, the film follows these women on the different sides of the conflict and witnesses the challenges they face as women taking such a strong role in a male dominated society, and why they are willing to risk their lives to make a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Bridgham; Ramyata Limbu; Butter Lamp Films.; Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC Number: 236231342
Language Note: English intertitles; conversations presumably in Nepali languages with English subtitles; one segment in English with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from feature.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Credits: Editor, Mona Davis ; original score, Christopher James Thomas, Manose Newa ; directors of photography, Julie Bridgham, Dinesh Deokota, Kumar Shrestha.
Cast: Devi Sunuwar, Mandira Sharma, Rajani Adhikari, Ram Kumari Jhankri, Krishna Shah, Kamala Rhoka.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC; widescreen.
Responsibility: Butter Lamp Films [presents] ; produced and directed by Julie Bridgham ; co-producer, Ramyata Limbu.
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Documentary that follows six Nepalese women on the forefront of the civil war in Nepal and the escalating instability and violence that is engulfing the country. Over the course of three years, the film follows these women on the different sides of the conflict and witnesses the challenges they face as women taking such a strong role in a male dominated society, and why they are willing to risk their lives to make a difference in Nepal.

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(EMRO user published 2008-11-21 ) Very Good Permalink
<a href="http://www.sarisoldiers.com/">The Sari Soldiers</a> is an excellent documentary of a people’s struggle to adapt to change within their country and bring about solutions. The film focuses upon six individual women. Each woman’s role is in some ways contrastingly similar to the other...
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