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Tribal wives : western taboos versus tribal traditions

Author: John AlwenPaul McGannPaul PritchardEleanor EmanuelJessica WinteringhamAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, ©2010.
Series: Tribal wives : female roles, western norms, and tribal life.
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"In England, Anna de Vere won't leave the house without putting on nail polish. In Ethiopia's drought-stricken Omo Valley, where she has come to live with the struggling Hamar tribe, her only cosmetic is the red ocher rubbed into her hair--a tradition among Hamar women and an emblem of the cultural shifts the 52-year-old Anna must contend with. This program records her month-long adventure and its impact on her way  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Ethnographic television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Videorecording
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Alwen; Paul McGann; Paul Pritchard; Eleanor Emanuel; Jessica Winteringham; Diverse Bristol, Ltd.; Goldhawk Productions.; British Broadcasting Company.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 777808019
Language Note: In English and Hamar with subtitles in English. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: FMG item # 43373.
Documentary television program originally broadcast in 2009.
Credits: Editor, Nico Bee; composer, Paul Pritchard; researchers, Eleanor Emanuel, Jessica Winteringham; translators, Ruth Getachew [and others].
Performer(s): Narrator, Paul McGann.
Description: 1 streaming video file : digital; sd.; color.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: MPEG-4 video file playback capability.
Contents: Meet Anna de Vere (3:40) --
Day One: Settling In (2:00) --
Hamar Gender Roles (1:56) --
Welcoming the Visitor (2:45) --
Day Two: Getting Hungry (3:04) --
Hamar Rituals (1:10) --
Tribal Cooking (1:54) --
Reflecting (2:18) --
We Like it When You're Smiling (2:58) --
Interdependence of Hamar (3:44) --
Coming of Age Ceremony (2:21) --
Preparing for the Cattle Jump (3:07) --
Hamar Medicine (3:26) --
Polio & Inti (3:51) --
Extended Family Arrives (2:58) --
Hamar Makeover (3:22) --
Whipping Ceremony (2:52) --
Jumping the Cattle (4:54) --
Preparing to Depart the Village (2:55) --
Saying Goodbye (3:15) --
Credits: Tribal Wives: Ethiopia (0:22).
Series Title: Tribal wives : female roles, western norms, and tribal life.
Other Titles: Western taboos versus tribal traditions
Responsibility: produced and directed by John Alwen ; a Diverse Bristol production in association with Goldhawk Media for BBC.

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"In England, Anna de Vere won't leave the house without putting on nail polish. In Ethiopia's drought-stricken Omo Valley, where she has come to live with the struggling Hamar tribe, her only cosmetic is the red ocher rubbed into her hair--a tradition among Hamar women and an emblem of the cultural shifts the 52-year-old Anna must contend with. This program records her month-long adventure and its impact on her way of living and thinking."--Container.

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