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The Resource Becoming a woman in Okrika, by Judith Gleason, Elisa Mereghetti Tesser ; produced by Kamel Film

Becoming a woman in Okrika, by Judith Gleason, Elisa Mereghetti Tesser ; produced by Kamel Film

Label
Becoming a woman in Okrika
Title
Becoming a woman in Okrika
Statement of responsibility
by Judith Gleason, Elisa Mereghetti Tesser ; produced by Kamel Film
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Five females, fifteen to seventeen years old, undergo a traditional rite of passage that used to be a necessary prelude to marriage in Okrika. This sequence of events takes place in the village of Ogbogbo, which is part of the Okrika community of Ijo-speaking people who populate the Niger Delta in Rivers State, Nigeria
Member of
Awards note
First prize, International Ethnographic Film Festival, Italy, 1990
Cataloging source
MUM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Elisa Merghetti Tesser ; editor, Sandra Degiuli
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1929-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gleason, Judith
  • Tesser, Elisa Mereghetti
  • Kamel Film
  • Filmakers Library, inc
Runtime
27
Series statement
Award winning films and videos
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ijo (African people)
  • Women
  • Marriage customs and rites
  • Ethnology
  • Documentary films
Technique
live action
Label
Becoming a woman in Okrika, by Judith Gleason, Elisa Mereghetti Tesser ; produced by Kamel Film
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally released as a documentary film in 1990
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
243471711
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (27 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: Public Performance Rights purchased
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Becoming a woman in Okrika, by Judith Gleason, Elisa Mereghetti Tesser ; produced by Kamel Film
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally released as a documentary film in 1990
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
243471711
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (27 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: Public Performance Rights purchased
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased.
Video recording format
DVD

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