Who's afraid of Ngugi? (DVD video, 2006) [Beloit College]
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Who's afraid of Ngugi?

Author: Manthia Diawara; Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda; K'a Yéléma Productions (Firm); Third World Newsreel (Firm)
Publisher: New York : Third World Newsreel, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary follows acclaimed author Ngugi wa Thiong'o as he and his political activist wife Njeri journey back to Kenya after years of exile. As they are welcomed home by joyous and hopeful crowds, they also must cope with those who still find their revolutionary words and deeds threatening.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Named Person: Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo; Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Manthia Diawara; Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda; K'a Yéléma Productions (Firm); Third World Newsreel (Firm)
Language Note: English, Swahili and Gikuyu with English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 176929725
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Credits: Camera, Petna Ndaliko Katondolo ; editing, Harry Kafka.
Performer(s): Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, Njeera wa Thiongʼo.
Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Responsibility: K'a-Yéléma Productions presents a film by Manthia Diawara ; written and directed by Manthia Diawara ; produced by Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda.

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This documentary follows acclaimed author Ngugi wa Thiong'o as he and his political activist wife Njeri journey back to Kenya after years of exile. As they are welcomed home by joyous and hopeful crowds, they also must cope with those who still find their revolutionary words and deeds threatening.
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Who's Afraid of Ngûgî?

(EMRO user published 2008-02-07 ) Very Good Permalink
Who's Afraid of Ngûgî? follows the famed Kenyan writer, Ngûgî wa Thiong'o on his return to Kenya after 22 years in exile in London and the United States. At the start of the film, Ngûgî receives something of a hero’s welcome. He is met at the airport by an enthusiastic...
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