The Resource Monday's girls, a Lloyd Gardner production for BBC-TV ; director, Ngozi Onwurah ; producer, Lloyd Gardner, (videorecording)

Monday's girls, a Lloyd Gardner production for BBC-TV ; director, Ngozi Onwurah ; producer, Lloyd Gardner, (videorecording)

Label
Monday's girls
Title
Monday's girls
Statement of responsibility
a Lloyd Gardner production for BBC-TV ; director, Ngozi Onwurah ; producer, Lloyd Gardner
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • nic
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A grandmother named Monday Moses in Ogoloma, Nigeria is responsible for taking the young girls of the village through various rites of passage into womanhood that involve body painting, public breast examination and five weeks of confinement in "fattening rooms" so that they will be ready for marriage. Documents these ceremonies and the crisis that develops when a chieftain's daughter who has lived in the city for some years, returns to participate in the ritual but then refuses to complete them
Member of
Cataloging source
EWF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Under the sun (Television program)
Credits note
Narrator, Caroline Lee Johnson ; photography, Alwin Kuchler, Simone Horrocks ; consultant, Titus Anyanwu ; anthropologist, Ibi Derekafa ; film editor, Rod Iverson
Dewey number
392.1/4/09669
Language note
In English and Waikiriki with English subtitles
LC call number
DT515.4
LC item number
.M66 1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gardner, Lloyd
  • Onwurah, Ngozi A
  • Johnson, Caroline Lee
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • California Newsreel (Firm)
Runtime
50
Series statement
Library of African cinema
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Nigeria
  • Teenagers
  • Puberty rites
  • Marriage customs and rites
  • Women
Technique
live action
Label
Monday's girls, a Lloyd Gardner production for BBC-TV ; director, Ngozi Onwurah ; producer, Lloyd Gardner, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD-R format
  • Broadcast as an episode of the television program: Under the sun
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm70236163
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (50 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70236163
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Monday's girls, a Lloyd Gardner production for BBC-TV ; director, Ngozi Onwurah ; producer, Lloyd Gardner, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD-R format
  • Broadcast as an episode of the television program: Under the sun
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm70236163
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (50 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70236163
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD

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