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Morris Fynn goes native

Author: Ngaire Blankenburg; Morris Fynn; National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa); SABC 1 (Television station : Johannesburg, South Africa); National Film Network.
Publisher: Lanham, MD : National Film Network, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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"Seventy-one year old Morris Fynn, great grandson of a British adventurer and a Zulu princess, has been on a mission for the last 35 years. It's a mission that has seen him take on presidents and governments, legal systems and his own community. It's a mission that fires him up every time he talks about it. Morris Fynn's mission in life is to be recognized and respected as a Zulu chief. The only thing standing in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Biography
History
Named Person: Morris Fynn; Morris Fynn
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ngaire Blankenburg; Morris Fynn; National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa); SABC 1 (Television station : Johannesburg, South Africa); National Film Network.
ISBN: 0802606725 9780802606723
OCLC Number: 172996959
Notes: "Commissioned by SABC 1 with the assistance of The National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa."
Credits: Executive producer, Indra de Lanerolle ; producer, Bridget Pickering ; production manager, Lusanda Chauke ; music composed & performed by Concorde Nkabinde.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Morris Fynn
Responsibility: Ochre Moving Pictures ; National Film and Video Foundation, South Africa ; director, Ngaire Blankenburg.

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"Seventy-one year old Morris Fynn, great grandson of a British adventurer and a Zulu princess, has been on a mission for the last 35 years. It's a mission that has seen him take on presidents and governments, legal systems and his own community. It's a mission that fires him up every time he talks about it. Morris Fynn's mission in life is to be recognized and respected as a Zulu chief. The only thing standing in his way is that Morris Fynn is 'Coloured', and there are no 'Coloured' chiefs in the old, or the new South Africa. In Roger and Me style, this hour long-documentary traces the fascinating quest of the British descendant Morris Fynn, to be recognized as a Zulu Chief"--Container.

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