Cover image for Great African films. Vol. 1
Title:
Great African films. Vol. 1
Author:
Arvanitis, Giorgos.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : ArtMattan Productions ; [Chicago, Ill.] : Distributed by Facets Video, [2007?]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (170 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
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.
General Note:
Special features: filmmaker bio (Ascofare); director's statement (on Haramuya, by Toure).
Language:
Songhai
Contents:
Disc 1. Faraw! : une mère des sables (1997, 86 min.) -- Disc 2. Haramuya (1995, 84 min.).
Added Title:
Faraw! : une mère des sables.

Mère des sables.

Faraw! : mother of the dunes.

Mother of the dunes.

Haramuya.
ISBN:
9781565806443
UPC:
736899107222
Format :
DVD

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Includes Haramuya (a fascinating glimpse of the capital of Burkina Faso, where a modern city is surrounded by a shanty town) and Faraw: Mother of the Dunes (a mother of three struggles to support her family while her husband is wrongfully imprisoned).