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Endangered civilizations, The Chenaguetta of Mauritania - The Books Under the Sand
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directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Arnault Labaronne, 1972-; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1997), 51 mins
During the time of trans-Saharan trading, its strategic location along the caravan route enabled it to prosper. It was also the gathering place for the pilgrims from western Sahara as they began their journey to Mecca. It had already attained the position as a prestigious economic and spiritual center. Chinguetti...
directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Arnault Labaronne, 1972-; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1997), 51 mins
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They Carry Their Families
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written by Ingo A. Zamperoni; produced by Ingo A. Zamperoni (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 12 mins
Life in a rural village in Mauritania is hard on women. Tradition and Islamic religion are intertwined to reinforce strict gender roles. The husband is the protector and keeper; his word is law. While the men take their ease, the girls and women are off to the fields during the peanut planting and harvest season,...
written by Ingo A. Zamperoni; produced by Ingo A. Zamperoni (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 12 mins
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Women of the Sands
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directed by Ricardo Lobo, fl. 2004 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 51 mins
In this stunning documentary, the nomadic women of Mauritania tell their stories.
directed by Ricardo Lobo, fl. 2004 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 51 mins
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