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Great African films. Vol. 1 : a series of award-winning films from the continent of Africa.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Great African films ; v. 1.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD GRE v.1 (Text) 31951003682637 Main Floor - DVDs Global Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781565806443
  • ISBN: 1565806441 :
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (170 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : ArtMattan Productions ; [2007?]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: filmmaker bio (Ascofare); director's statement (on Haramuya, by Toure).
Formatted Contents Note:
Faraw! : mother of the dunes / ArtMattan Productions presents ; adapted from "The violin" by Abdoulaye Ascofaré and "A day" by Aliou N'Doye ; [director of photography, Yorgos Arvanitis ; original music, Harouna Barry, Ibrahim Dicko ; editing, Mohamed Meziane] written and directed by Abdoulaye Ascofare -- Haramuya (1995, 84 min.) / 3B Productions et Lolo Films présentent ; scénario et dialogues de Drissa Touré ; directeur de la photographie, Franc̜ois Kuhnel ; musique original, Cheick Tidiane Seck ; un film de Drissa Touré ; chef monteur, Kahena Attia.
Haramuya (1995, 84 min.) / 3B Productions et Lolo Films présentent ; scénario et dialogues de Drissa Touré ; directeur de la photographie, Franc̜ois Kuhnel ; musique original, Cheick Tidiane Seck ; un film de Drissa Touré ; chef monteur, Kahena Attia.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cast for Faraw!: Aminata Ousmane, Safiatou Mahamane, Balla Moussa Keita, Oumar M'Barek, Hamel M'Barek.
Cast for Haramuya: Abdoulaye Kaba, Abdoulaye Komboudri, Ali Malagouin, Sidiki Sanogo, Ramata N'Diaye Tall.
Summary, etc.:
Faraw!: An impoverished Songhai mother struggles to provide for her family in northeastern Mali.
Haramuya: The patriarch of a Muslim family living in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso struggles to reconcile his traditional beliefs with his sons' thoroughly modern lifestyles.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD
Language Note:
Faraw!: In Songhai with English subtitles.
Haramuya: In Bambara with English subtitles.
Subject: Songhai (African people) > Mali > Drama.
Mothers > Mali > Drama.
Muslim families > Burkina Faso > Ouagadougou > Drama.
Muslims > Burkina Faso > Ouagadougou > Drama.
Mali > Social conditions > Drama.
Mali > Drama.
Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) > Social conditions > Drama.
Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) > Drama.
Foreign films > Mali.
Motion pictures, Babbara.
Foreign films > Burkina Faso.
Motion pictures, Songhai.
Genre: Feature films.

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