Makala

Makala

DVD - 2018 | Swahili
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Makala (Swahili for 'charcoal'), the new documentary by Emmanuel Gras, is a powerful testament to one man's commitment to his family, and his endurance in working to provide them with a brighter future. Kabwita, a 28- year-old man living in Congo with his wife and daughters, dreams of purchasing a plot of land to expand the family home. He sees his opportunity to earn money by selling charcoal.
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2018]
Branch Call Number: DVD-ED 331 MAKALA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Emmanuel Gras’ new documentary soft-shoes our psyches with measured steps. As we journey through the daily grind of coal maker Kabwita Kasongo’s life, we learn that cultures may differ, but dreams and aspirations are universal. Suggested by Craig B.


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