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Motherland [videorecording] / a Smush Media production ; director, producer, and editor, Jennifer Steinman.

Steinman, Jennifer. (Added Author). Smush Media. (Added Author). Vanguard Cinema (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

Six grieving mothers from the United States who have suffered the death of a child take a physical and emotional journey to South Africa to deal with their loss and try to heal their wounds by volunteering to work with impoverished children there.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 306.8743 MOT DVD (Text) 37814002685338 VIDEO NON-FICTION DVD None 04/24/2013 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Vanguard, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Bonus: trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Mira Chang, Karen Landsberg; music, Eric Holland, Essence.
Summary, etc.:
Six grieving mothers from the United States who have suffered the death of a child take a physical and emotional journey to South Africa to deal with their loss and try to heal their wounds by volunteering to work with impoverished children there.
System Details Note:
DVD; 16:9 widescreen format; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital.
Awards Note:
Winner, Best Documentary, California Independent Film Festival; Winner, Audience Award, SXSW Film Festival, 2009; Winner, Jury Prize, Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival.
Subject: Bereavement > Psychological aspects.
Children > Death > Psychological aspects.
Mothers > United States > Psychology.
Americans > South Africa.
Women volunteers in social service > South Africa.
Children > South Africa.
Poor > South Africa.
South Africa > Social conditions > 1994-
Genre: Documentary films.

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