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Wiping the Tears - Essuyer les larmes

Africa Namibia Ovahimba Himba Customary Law Adultery Divorce Passion Kunene Kaokoland

Overview

Genre
Society, Anthropology, Human Interest, Cultural History, and Biography
Synopsis

*Wiping the Tears - Essuyer les larmes*

*Wiping the Tears* takes us to the heart of the Ovahimba community of Etanga, a small village in the north-west of Namibia. It immerses us in the passion between a woman, her husband and her friend, and the court case that ensues, the consequences of which are dramatic for them, their families and their community.

*Essuyer les larmes* nous transporte au sein de la communauté Ovahimba d'Etanga, un petit village situé au nord-ouest de la Namibie.
Il nous plonge au coeur d'une passion entre une femme, son mari et son ami, et du procès qui les opposent, dont les conséquences risquent d'être dramatiques tant pour eux que pour leurs familles respectives et leur communauté.

Stage
finished
Running time
75 minutes

Credits

  • Rina SHERMAN ... Author Director Producer
  • Image, Sound & Editing ... Rina Sherman

Production Details

Prod. Co.
ACA LTFA
Country
France
Years of Production
2012
Locations
Namibia

Distribution Details

Release year
2012
Distribution
Label K
Language
Otjiherero
Subtitles
English and French

Photos

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