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Faraw! : une mere des sables = Mother of the dunes

Author: Abdoulaye AscofaréAliou N'DoyeBalamoussa KeitaSafiatou MahamanAminata OusmaneAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : ArtMattan Productions, 1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : Songhai languagesView all editions and formats
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With three difficult children, a crippled, mentally unbalanced husband and no steady income, Zamiatou is the poorest woman in an impoverished desert village in Mali. She could have plenty of money to survive if she would sell her daughter as a prostitute to nearby French settlers, but she refuses to do so. Unfortunately, her family situation continues to spiral downward and she is finally forced to seek outside help.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Abdoulaye Ascofaré; Aliou N'Doye; Abdoulaye Ascofaré
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Abdoulaye Ascofaré; Aliou N'Doye; Balamoussa Keita; Safiatou Mahaman; Aminata Ousmane; Amina Keita; Centre national de production cinématographique du Mali.; Films de la Dune Rose.; ArtMattan Productions.
OCLC Number: 40520799
Language Note: In Songhai with English subtitles.
Notes: Widescreen (letterbox format).
Adapted from Le violon / Abdoulaye Ascofare [and] Une journée / Aliou N'Doye.
Credits: Montage, Mohamed Meziane ; photographie, Yorgos Arvanitis ; images, Lionel Cousin ; music, Harouna Barry, Ibrahim Dicko.
Performer(s): Balamoussa Keita, Safiatou Mahaman, Aminata Ousmane, Amina Keita.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Faraw! Mother of the dunes
Mere des sables
Mother of the dunes
Responsibility: [presentent] Le Centre National de Production Cinématographique du Mali, et Les Films de la Dune Rose ; scenario/realisation, Abdoulaye Ascofare.

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With three difficult children, a crippled, mentally unbalanced husband and no steady income, Zamiatou is the poorest woman in an impoverished desert village in Mali. She could have plenty of money to survive if she would sell her daughter as a prostitute to nearby French settlers, but she refuses to do so. Unfortunately, her family situation continues to spiral downward and she is finally forced to seek outside help.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/113111484#Person\/mahaman_safiatou<\/a>> # Safiatou Mahaman<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Mahaman<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Safiatou<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Safiatou Mahaman<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/113111484#Person\/n_doye_aliou<\/a>> # Aliou N\'Doye<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"N\'Doye<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Aliou<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Aliou N\'Doye<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/113111484#Topic\/villages_mali<\/a>> # Villages--Mali<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85143356<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Villages--Mali<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/143374428<\/a>> # Centre national de production cin\u00E9matographique du Mali.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Centre national de production cin\u00E9matographique du Mali.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/62751116<\/a>> # Abdoulaye Ascofar\u00E9<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1949<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Ascofar\u00E9<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Abdoulaye<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Abdoulaye Ascofar\u00E9<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/40520799#PublicationEvent\/new_york_ny_artmattan_productions_1997<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:PublicationEvent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/113111484#Place\/new_york_ny<\/a>> ; # New York, NY<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:organizer<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/113111484#Agent\/artmattan_productions<\/a>> ; # ArtMattan Productions<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:startDate<\/a> \"1997<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>

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