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War dance

Author: Sean FineAndrea Nix FineAlbie HechtAsche & Spencer (Musical group)Shine Global (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Thinkfilm, LLC, Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment [2008] © 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A depiction of the transformative and uplifting potential of music and dance in the lives of children. Dominic, Rose, and Nancy are three children of the Acholi tribe, living in the war zone displacement camp in Patongo, Uganda. As war refugees, their families have been decimated, their homes lost, and they have been burdened with vivid memories of violence. However, the children are at least able to attend a camp  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary
Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Fine; Andrea Nix Fine; Albie Hecht; Asche & Spencer (Musical group); Shine Global (Firm); Rogues Harbor Studios.; Fine Films (Firm); Thinkfilm (Firm); Image Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 6311834391 9786311834398
OCLC Number: 185254715
Language Note: In Acholi and English with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary film in 2006.
Credits: Director of photography, Sean Fine ; editor, Jeff Consiglio ; music, Asche & Spencer.
Awards: Sundance Film Festival, 2007: Directing Award - Documentary.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG13; for some thematic material involving descriptions of war atrocities.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or Dolby digital stereo 2.0 ; widescreen format (1.78:1).
Contents: Nancy --
Dominic --
Abducted --
A new instructor --
Rode --
Practice --
Rebels --
Dry season --
The Bwola --
A visit home --
Two days to go --
The journey --
The festival --
Second performance --
Free time --
Traditional dance --
Awards ceremony --
Returning to Patongo. Special features: Deleted and extended scenes (22 min.); theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Responsibility: ThnkFilm, Shine Global presents in association with Rogues Harbor Studios a Fine Films production ; directed by Sean Fine & Andrea Nix Fine ; producer, Albie Hecht ; writers, Sean Fine, Andrea Nix Fine.

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A depiction of the transformative and uplifting potential of music and dance in the lives of children. Dominic, Rose, and Nancy are three children of the Acholi tribe, living in the war zone displacement camp in Patongo, Uganda. As war refugees, their families have been decimated, their homes lost, and they have been burdened with vivid memories of violence. However, the children are at least able to attend a camp school that offers them inspiration, as they participate in music, song and performance. When they are invited to compete in an annual music and dance festival in their nation's capitol, an opportunity for which all 20,000 Ugandan schools compete, they are given the chance to regain hope and success in their lives.

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