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Filmography - African Feature Films

Titles available on DVD and streaming video as of June 2018

African Feature Films - Cape Verde

Titles available on DVD and streaming video as of June 2018.

Most streaming videos listed are available exclusively to AU students, staff and faculty after an online authentications by AUID#.

This is a selective list of video holdings in the American University Library. Filmographies are created by doing multiple keyword searches in the catalog to capture as many titles on a topic as possible. For complete up-to-date holdings (including VHS tapes) please refer to the library catalog (www.american.edu/library/mediaservices/)

 

 

Cape Verde my love. 2007, 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 77 min.).  Praïa, Cape verde. Laura, Flavia and Bela are childhood friends. Each leads her own life and they sometimes meet to dance, dine and have fun. But one day the calm rivers of their lives break their banks and become wild torrents: Ricardo, Flavia's husband, rapes his pupil Indira, Laura's 13-year old eldest daughter. A film that takes a critical look at the lives of women in Cape Verde. CAPE VERDE. Streaming video.
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Fintar o destino = Dribbling fate. 1998, 1 videodisc (77 min.).  The story of the aging soccer hero from Cape Verde who holds onto his past so strongly he destroys his present. At the same time, this film explores a much broader tension, personal and political, between remaining true to one's dreams or making the best of the limited opportunities around us. CAPE VERDE. DVD 11167 and Streaming video.
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