Yohannes the silversmith (Ethiopia)

Canada, 1981

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Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
This film highlights the customs and traditions of villagers in Ethiopia, as well as evidence of cultural change. It focuses on a twelve-year-old boy who decides to learn the craft of silver smithing to earn an income to help pay for his tertiary education.

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