Slima the dhowmaker: Tanzania

Canada, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
A Tanzanian teenager is apprenticed to a dhow-builder and learns skills unchanged for two thousand years. The film shows the building of a boat and the ceremony surrounding its launching.

Credits

director

Paul Saltzman

production company

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Sunrise Films

Language

English

Duration

00:24:23:00

Colour

Colour

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