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Ebano Multimedia (Firm)

Overview
Works: 35 works in 63 publications in 8 languages and 250 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Motion pictures  Short films  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Biography  War films  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 362.1969
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ebano Multimedia (Firm)
Terra sonâmbula = Sleepwalking land( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in Portuguese and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Muidinga is desperate to find the family he lost while his country Mozambique was in civil war. He finds a diary that recounts the story of a woman on a ship who is searching for her son. Convinced that he is her son, Muidinga decides to find her with the help of wise guardian Tuahir
Night stop( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Ndebele and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary tells of the lives of eight prostitutes living in northern Mozambique. They reveal their individual stories of pregnancy, the search for a husband, unrequited love, violence and resignation. While the women are aware of the dangers of HIV and AIDS, they continue to have unprotected sex. Also illustrates the world of the truck drivers as they talk among themselves
The ball( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sky in her eyes tells the story of a young girl in KwaZulu-Natal struggling to come to terms with the death of her mother from AIDS. A young boy befriends her and allows her to attach a drawing of her mother to his kite
Eclipse( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in 4 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dreamlike documentary depicting the total blackout of four girls' lives, eclipsed by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. It is a story about four sisters, Lara, Eugenisse, Fátima and Luisa-- the oldest sixteen and the youngest nine. They are AIDS orphans living in the Mozambican town of Chimoio. Their mother died of AIDS and their father disappeared, probably to commit suicide in a nearby place of spirits. The film documents the girls' day-to-day struggle for existence as they try to make ends meet by reselling produce they have bought from the market."--Container
Night stop( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in Ndebele and Bantu and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary tells of the lives of 8 prostitutes living in northern Mozambique. They reveal their individual stories of pregnancy, the search for a husband, unrequited love, violence and resignation. While the women are aware of the dangers of HIV, sex is just a commodity they negotiate
The great bazaar by Licínio Azevedo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the suburb of an African city, 12 years-old Paito sells fritters outside his house. One day, a band of young robbers takes his money. He decides he's not going to go home until he recovers what he lost. With this in mind, he heads out for the big city on the same train as the thieves. Looking for work, he begins to live in a market square that at night becomes a dormitory for homeless vendors. There he meets Xano, a boy his age, whose insolent behavior and fearlessness attract him. Unlike Paito, Xano despises work and he steals. Despite their differences, they become friends. Together, they reinvent the world"--Container
Fools( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a South African township, this is the story of a middle-aged teacher who has fallen into a life of drunkenness and lechery. He commits an act which destroys his family and devastates his community and from which he must try to redeem himself
Ndodii? = What shall I do?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Shona and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ndodii? (14 min.) is set in a remote village in Zimbabwe and explores the impact of HIV/AIDS on the traditional practice of wife inheritance. The ball (5 min.) tells the story of Mozambican children who use condoms to make soccer balls. The sky in her eyes (11 min.) tells the story of a young girl in KwaZulu-Natal struggling to come to terms with the death of her mother from AIDS. A young boy befriends her and allows her to attach a drawing of her mother to his kite. This act of friendship and the shared joy of flying a kite together, makes the girl smile again
Disobedience( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rosa, a Mozambican peasant, is accused of driving her husband to suicide: some say she was possessed by the spirit of a man who made her disobey her husband. During the funeral, in a letter just discovered and read aloud before the assembly, her late husband declares his last wishes: he asks that the five children he had with Rosa be entrusted to his twin brother to keep them away from the woman who ruined his life"--Container
The water war by Licínio Azevedo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the war that ended in Mozambique, most of the fighting in dry regions of the country's interior evolved around the water sources. Many boreholes were destroyed so as not to fall into enemy hands. When the rainwater stored in the family cisterns ran out during the dry season, the population began a new war: the water war"--Container
Ferro em brasa( Visual )

in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished journalist and photographer of his native Mozambique, Ricardo Rangel is especially well-known as an anti-colonial activist of the 1940s and 1950s. In his photographs he has tirelessly documented the humiliating treatment of his countrymen at the hands of their Portuguese colonial masters and thus created a veritable archive of Mozambique's history
Ngwenya : o crocodilo : une filme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great bazaar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the public markets of Mozambique, an often light-hearted story that features 12 year-old Paito, a boy who loves to work selling his mother's home-made fritters. When he is robbed by a gang of young thugs, he decides he will not go home until he gets his money back. Following the gang onto a train, he leaves his town and ends up at the big city's market square, a home to the homeless, where he meets a variety of colorful characters. When he meets Xano, another boy who lives on the streets, the two team up to combine Paito's strong work ethic with Xano's street savvy in the hope of getting Paito's money back
Hands of clay by Licínio Azevedo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film documents the life of Reinata Sadimba, a famed Mozambican ceramic artist and one-time freedom fighter
Frontier of love and hate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 2008 a wave of violence unexpectedly broke out in South Africa, a country that hosts a large number of migrants from neighbouring countries. About 50 people were killed, including Mozambicans and even South Africans. Thousands were injured. About 4,000 had their homes burnt down. They lost their possessions, and were forced to flee with nothing"--Container
Hóspedes da noite = The night lodgers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in Portuguese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the colonial era, the Grande Hotel in the city of Beira was the largest in Mozambique: 350 rooms, luxurious suites, Olympic-sized swimming pool... At present the building, which is in ruins, with no electricity or running water, is inhabited by 3500 people. Some have been living there for twenty years. In addition to the rooms, the foyers, corridors, service areas and basement of the hotel - where it's always night-time - also serve as residences
Let's have our say : realizing child participation in Mozambique( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This films looks at the work Save the Children UK has been involved with in encouraging child welfare committees to involve the children of the communities in the identification, implementation and evaluation of solutions to the enormous problems facing the children, many of whom have lost both parents to HIV/AIDS or are themselves HIV positive
Junod by Camilo de Sousa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film was shot in Mozambique and South Africa where Henri Alexandre Junod, anthropologist, linguist, photographer, entymologist and novelist, lived for over two decades and shows the troubled political era of the region. Born in 1863 and died in 1934 in Switzerland, he was a Protestant missionary and anthropologist noted for his ethnography of the Tsonga (Thonga) peoples of southern Africa. During Junod's first assignment in the Transvaal (1889-96), in addition to carrying out his missionary office, he collected plant, butterfly, and insect specimens, some named for him, that were sent to museums in Switzerland and South Africa. His interest, however, shifted to ethnographic observation and linguistic study, and he prepared a grammar and analysis of Ronga, a Tsonga dialect (1896), a collection of Ronga folk songs and tales (1897), and a Ronga ethnography (1898). Subsequent tours of duty (1899-1903 and 1904- 09) resulted in a grammar of Tsonga-Shangaan (1907); a study of morals, Zidgig (1911); and the work on which his fame rests, translated into English as The Life of a South African Tribe (2 vols, ; 1912, 1913). Junod's work vividly presented customs in relation to the dynamics and trends of the society. It was his conviction that for an ethnography to be scientific, it must be limited to observation of a single tribe in a single geographic area. Following his last stay in Africa (1913-20), Junod spent the remainder of his life with the Mission Romande, Geneva, and worked on his African materials. The second edition of his great work (1927) provided a pioneer functional analysis of a culture
Virgem Margarida( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Portuguese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margarida, a 16-year-old Mozambique girl, is mistakenly taken to a re-education camp for prostitutes after the revolution of 1975. Based on a true story
Mãos de barro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Portuguese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Reinata Sadimba, a famous Mozambiquan potter and freedom fighter in Mozambique's war of independence
 
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