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The Women who smile

Author: Chris CurlingJean LydallJoanna HeadVeronika HyksBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, [1990?]
Series: Hamar trilogy, 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first program in a trilogy focusing on the Hamar, an isolated people of Southwestern Ethiopia. In this film Duka, a young unmarried Hamar girl learns what awaits her in life from the older women of her tribe. Their often humorous conversations range from pregnancy and growing old to relationships with men. Although the men are dominant, the women are not servile. Shows harvest celebrations and the blessing  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Curling; Jean Lydall; Joanna Head; Veronika Hyks; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 35775544
Language Note: In African dialect with English subtitles.
Credits: Exec. producer, Chris Curling ; anthropologist, Jean Lydall ; producer, Joanna Head ; editors, David Hope, Richard Stillwell ; photography, Nina Kellgren, Alessandra Scherillo.
Performer(s): Narrator: Veronika Hyks.
Event notes: Originally shown on the BBC television program, Under The Sun.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Hamar trilogy, 1.
Other Titles: Hamar trilogy.
Under the sun (Television program)
Responsibility: a BBC-TV production in association with Arts & Entertainment Network.

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The first program in a trilogy focusing on the Hamar, an isolated people of Southwestern Ethiopia. In this film Duka, a young unmarried Hamar girl learns what awaits her in life from the older women of her tribe. Their often humorous conversations range from pregnancy and growing old to relationships with men. Although the men are dominant, the women are not servile. Shows harvest celebrations and the blessing ceremony for a new baby.

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