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Connecting Traditions, The Veins of Desert (Algeria)
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directed by Alexandre Mostras, 1970-; produced by Marie Drogue, Ma Drogue A Moi, in Connecting Traditions (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2013), 49 mins
In the red desert of Southern Algeria, the younger generations are taught to carry on the millennium-old tradition of the foggaras, used to capture the desert water to irrigate an entire oasis and its palm groves. The foggara is considered the backbone of Saharan agriculture, and in particular oasis agriculture. H...
directed by Alexandre Mostras, 1970-; produced by Marie Drogue, Ma Drogue A Moi, in Connecting Traditions (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2013), 49 mins
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Disappearing World, The Tuareg
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directed by Charlie Nairn, fl. 1974; produced by Charlie Nairn, fl. 1974, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1972), 54 mins
This film is about a group of nomadic Tuareg living high up in the Hoggar Mountains near Tamanrasset in Algeria. The main focus of the film is the collapse of the former economic basis of their camps. In 1962 the Algerian government banned the system of slavery and contract labour which had helped to keep the Tuar...
directed by Charlie Nairn, fl. 1974; produced by Charlie Nairn, fl. 1974, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1972), 54 mins
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A Little for My Heart and A Little for My God
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written by Brita Landoff, fl. 1983; directed by Brita Landoff, fl. 1983; produced by Lindberg & Landoff Film (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 58 mins
Since in Algeria most women traditionally are not allowed to mix with men, female orchestras customarily entertain gatherings of women. When they play, women remove their veils and dance, away from the view of men. All summer long one can hear music from roof terraces and walled gardens as women celebrate engageme...
written by Brita Landoff, fl. 1983; directed by Brita Landoff, fl. 1983; produced by Lindberg & Landoff Film (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 58 mins
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Torture and Oppression of the Sahrawis
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produced by Danielle Smith, fl. 1983; in Song of Umm Dalaila: The Story of the Saharawis (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 10 mins
The Sahrawis are distinct culturally from the Moroccans, and this underlies their political struggle for recognition as a separate people. But Morocco claims that the Sahrawis are part of the Moroccan people, and its campaign in the occupied Western Sahara to wipe out any trace of the Sahrawi identity or presence...
produced by Danielle Smith, fl. 1983; in Song of Umm Dalaila: The Story of the Saharawis (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 10 mins
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