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Daughters of the Golden Bengal : women in the struggle against poverty / a film by Magdalena Metker.

Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2003.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Other Title:
Title on container: Women in the struggle against poverty : a case study
Subjects:
Bangladesh.
Women -- Bangladesh -- Economic conditions.
Women -- Bangladesh -- Social conditions.
Women in development -- Bangladesh.
Women -- Economic conditions.
Women in development.
Women -- Social conditions.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Short films.
System Details:
DVD-R.
Summary:
Depicts the growing movement of women in Bangladesh who, with the assistance of aid societies, run profitable cottage industries in their villages, often risking severe reprisals as they defy repressive social customs and religious doctrines in order to become financial contributors to their families and villages.
Credits:
Camera, Beate Hinze; editor, Heidi Häse; narrator, Monica Solem; English version, Rick Bluett, Karen Margolis.
Notes:
Videodisc release of a motion picture originally produced for television by Deutsche Welle in 1995.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Metker, Magdalena, film director.
Solem, Monica, narrator.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), publisher.
Deutsche Welle, film production company.
OCLC:
54096010
Publisher Number:
FFH 9035 Films for the Humanities & Sciences