Today the hawk takes one chick

*Today The Hawk Takes One Chick* captures day-to-day life in a rural society on the threshold of simultaneous collapse and reinvention. The Lubombo region of Swaziland suffers from the world*s highest prevalence of HIV and the lowest life expectancy. This observational film is told from the poignant...

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Main Author: Gillooly, Jane
Corporate Authors: Center for Independent Documentary, Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Authors: Kaplan, Tracey, Kim, Ann S., Mathunjwa, Thandiwe
Format: eBook
Language:Swati
Published: Watertown, Mass. Documentary Educational Resources 2008, c2008
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:*Today The Hawk Takes One Chick* captures day-to-day life in a rural society on the threshold of simultaneous collapse and reinvention. The Lubombo region of Swaziland suffers from the world*s highest prevalence of HIV and the lowest life expectancy. This observational film is told from the poignant perspective of three grandmothers (gogos) who have become instrumental in defining a new world order in the fight against the spread of HIV. As the stakes of each day heighten, gogo Albertina asks: *What will happen when all the gogos are dead?*
Physical Description:1 streaming video (72 min.)