Rostov-Luanda (VHS tape, 1997) [Beloit College]
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Rostov-Luanda

Rostov-Luanda

Author: Abderrahmane SissakoMovimento Production (Paris)Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.Radio-Télévision belge de la communauté culturelle française.Morgane Films.All authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, ©1997.
Series: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : FrenchView all editions and formats
Summary:
Sissako spent a year in Rostov on the Don and there became friends with a young man from Angola. This film chronicles the director' s search for a friend of the past. In this personal retrospective, Sissako encounters present-day Angola and traces the great lines of Africa's recent history.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
History
Personal narratives
French language films
Foreign language films
Foreign films
Named Person: Abderrahmane Sissako; Abderrahmane Sissako
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Abderrahmane Sissako; Movimento Production (Paris); Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.; Radio-Télévision belge de la communauté culturelle française.; Morgane Films.; California Newsreel (Firm)
Language Note: In French and Portuguese with English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 40677102
Credits: Director/writer, Abderrahmane Sissako; director of photography, Jacques Besse ; editor, Claudio Martinez ; music, Man're.
Performer(s): Featuring: Abderrahmane Sissako, Natalie Lvovna, Cheickna Sylla, Tante Touele, Senhor Silva, Alberto Passos.
Description: 1 videocassette (59 min., 36 sec.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS ; Dolby surround.
Series Title: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Responsibility: un film de/ein Film von Abderrahmane Sissako ; une production de/eine Produktion von Movimento en coproduction avec/in Ko-Produktion ZDF, RTBF & Morgane Films.

Abstract:

Sissako spent a year in Rostov on the Don and there became friends with a young man from Angola. This film chronicles the director' s search for a friend of the past. In this personal retrospective, Sissako encounters present-day Angola and traces the great lines of Africa's recent history.
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Rostov-Luanda

(EMRO user published 2018-11-09 ) Very Good Permalink
Abderrhmane Sissako's family welcomes his return home to his birthplace of Kiffa, Mauritania, since many of the young Africans who traveled abroad for education choose "never to go back home." <I>Rostov-Luanda</I>, a title in California Newsreel's Library of African Cinema, is the story Abderrhmane...
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