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The bank, the president and the pearl of Africa [videorecording] / JBA-IBT production for Channel 4 & La Sept/ARTE ; producers, Jacques Bidou and Gerard Rosenberg ; series producer, Greg Lanning ; photographer and director, Peter Chappell ; Washington [segments]: director, Phillip Wearne.

Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, distributor, c2004.
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Other Title:
Other title: World bank, the great experiment
Subjects:
World Bank.
Economic development projects -- Uganda.
Uganda -- Economic conditions.
Form/Genre:
Television programs.
Documentary television programs.
System Details:
DVD - NTSC.
Summary:
Shows the inner workings of the World Bank by examining its dealings with Uganda for an economic development project between 1995-1997. It chronicles a year of negotiations, raising important issues about debt, structural adjustment, development priorities and, above all, the power relationships between international financial institutions and elected governments.
Contents:
Tug of war (52 min.) tracks the debate between Uganda and the World Bank on the relative importance of investing in roads or education.
Mountains of debt (52 min.) is about the efforts to ease Uganda's crippling foreign debt and the plans to privatize Uganda's leading state-owned Bank, a prerequisite for further World Bank funding for financial sector reform.
Credits:
Photographer, Todd Berger ; editors, Catherine Zins, Paul Edmonds, Francesca Melani.
Notes:
Videodisc release of a 1997 television production.
Contributor:
Chappell, Peter. , Director
Wearne, Phillip. , Director
Bidou, Jacques. , Producer
Rosenberg, Gerard. , Producer
Lanning, Greg. , Producer
International Broadcasting Trust. , Producer
JBA production. , Producer
Sept/Arte (Firm) , Producer
Channel Four (Great Britain) , Producer
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm) , Distributor
Contains:
Tug of war.
Mountains of debt.
OCLC:
52949283
Publisher Number:
FFH 6799 Films for the Humanities & Sciences