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Tribal wives. Tanzania [videorecording] / Diverse Bristol, Goldhawk Media for BBC ; filmed and directed by Cassie Farrell
Alternate Title Tanzania [videorecording]
Title on disc surface: Tribal wives : challenging western views of polygamy and female circumcision [videorecording]
Challenging western views of polygamy and female circumcision [videorecording]
New York, NY : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2010
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  DT443.3.M37 T75 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Maasai (African people) -- Tanzania
Women, Maasai -- Tanzania -- Social life and customs
Wives -- Conduct of life
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (app. 59 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD-R
Note Title from container
Language In English with English subtitles for native Maasai speakers; closed captioned
Credits Producer for BBC, Charlotte Moore ; producer for Goldhawk Media, Paul Cleary ; producers for Diverse Bristol, Robert MacIver, Jane Lomas ; series producer, Joseph Maxwell ; editor, Toby Farrell ; translators, Joyce Syokino, Julius Syokino, Husein Lesiatoi
Performer/Participant Narrator, Paul McGann
Summary Dionne, a single schoolteacher living in London travels to Tanzania to live with and learn from a Maasai family for a month. This program documents her transformative journey and the challenges it entails as she grapples with subjects like polygamy, female circumcision and the powerlessness of women in the Maasai society while refraining from imposing Western values upon her guests
Alternate Author Farrell, Cassie
McGann, Paul
Diverse Bristol, Ltd
Goldhawk Productions
British Broadcasting Corporation
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

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