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Queen Latifah presents Mama Africa

Author: Bridget PickeringNgozi OnwurahZulfah Otto-SalliesQueen LatifahWellspring Media.All authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : [Distributed by] Wellspring Media, Inc., [2002], ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three contemporary fables set in Namibia, Nigeria and South Africa. Each story presents a young person with great potential who is overwhelmed by poverty and makes bad choices when tempted to do wrong. Each film is introduced by Queen Latifah.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Pickering; Ngozi Onwurah; Zulfah Otto-Sallies; Queen Latifah; Wellspring Media.; Independent Television Service.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
ISBN: 0794202640 9780794202644
Language Note: English langauge; some bonus short films are subtitled in English.
OCLC Number: 51301393
Notes: DVD release of motion picture short films.
Special features: 3 bonus short films (an extra 80 minutes runtime); Bintou by Fanto Nacro (Burkino Faso); Riches by Ingrid Sinclair (Zimbabwe); One Evening in July by Raja Amari (Tunisia) ; biographies ; theatrical trailer.
Credits: "Uno's world": director of photography, Lionel Cousin ; editor, Jackie Le Cordeur ; producer, Joel Phiri ; "Hangtime": director of photography, Alwin Kuchler ; editor, Liz Webber ; producer, Simon Onwurah ; "Raya": director of photography, Michael Brierley, editor Jackie Le Cordeur ; producer, Steven Markovitz and Platon Trakoshis.
Cast: Host: Queen Latifah ; cast, "Uno's world": Sophie David, Elia Jack Nakalemo, Muhindua Kaura ; "Hangtime": Brian Biragi, Brian Bovell, Elizabeth Mathebula ; "Raya": Rehane Abrahams, Ayesha Meer Krige, Denise Newman.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1.
Contents: Uno's world (ca. 28 min.) / directed by Bridget Pickering --
Hangtime (ca. 30 min.) / directed by Ngozi Onwurah --
Raya (ca. 28 min.) / directed by Zulfah Otto-Sallies.
Other Titles: Uno's world.
Hangtime.
Hang time.
Raya.
Bintou.
Riches.
One evening in July.
Mama Africa
Responsibility: produced by Wellspring in association with the Independent Televison Service with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; a presentation of Independent Television Service.

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Three contemporary fables set in Namibia, Nigeria and South Africa. Each story presents a young person with great potential who is overwhelmed by poverty and makes bad choices when tempted to do wrong. Each film is introduced by Queen Latifah.
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