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Author: Haile GerimaKofi GhanabaOyafunmike OgunlanoAlexandra DuahNick MedleyAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Mypheduh Films, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
Summary:
A story about the transformation of a self-possessed African-American woman sent on a spiritual journey in time to experience the pain of slavery and the discovery of her African identity.
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Motion pictures
Melodrama
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Haile Gerima; Kofi Ghanaba; Oyafunmike Ogunlano; Alexandra Duah; Nick Medley; Mutabaruka; Afemo Omilami; Reginald Carter; Mzuri; Agustin Cubano; David J White, (Composer); Negod-Gwad Productions,; Ghana. National Commission on Culture,; Diproci of Burkina Faso (Firm),; Norddeutscher Rundfunk,; Westdeutscher Rundfunk,; Channel Four Films (Firm),; Mypheduh Films,
Language Note: In English, and other languages with English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 56516431
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1993.
Credits: Director of photography, Agustin Cubano ; music, David J. White.
Cast: Kofi Ghanaba, Oyafunmike Ogunlano, Alexandra Duah, Nick Medley, Mutabaruka, Afemo Omilami, Reginald Carter, Mzuri.
Awards: Agip Grand Prix, African Cinema Festival, Milan, Italy
Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Negod-Gwad Productions presents ; in co-production with the Ghana National Commission on Culture, Diproci of Burkina Faso, NDR/WDR Television in association with Channel 4 ; a film by Haile Gerima ; writer, director, editor, Haile Gerima ; produced by Haile Gerima.

Abstract:

A story about the transformation of a self-possessed African-American woman sent on a spiritual journey in time to experience the pain of slavery and the discovery of her African identity.
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