The Parching Winds of Somalia (Somalia: 1984)

Director

Charles Geshekter

Cast list

Actors: Native Somali People

Credits

Producer: Charles Geshekter & Mary Rawson

Writer: Charles Geshekter & Mary Rawson

Synopsis

This documentary film provides a close look at how the nomadic inhabitants of Somalia have withstood the ravages of a harsh desert environment and the encroachment of European imperial forces by synthesizing knowledge of the past, Muslim practices, and skillful livestock management in a successful fusion of traditional values with modern techniques.

Reviews

"A must see for every One." - http://www.bartamaha.com