The Parching Winds of Somalia (Somalia: 1984)


Charles Geshekter

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Actors: Native Somali People


Producer: Charles Geshekter & Mary Rawson

Writer: Charles Geshekter & Mary Rawson


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.


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