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Song of Umm Dalaila : the story of the Sahrawis

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Summary

  • This film takes place in the Sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria against the historical backdrop of Spanish colonialism and the Morroccan invasion of the Western Sahara. Documentary highlights the experiences of the Sahrawi women, who make up 80% of the adult refugee population. Interviews with various women reveal how they came to assume primary responsibility for the survival of the refugees.

Notes

  • In Arabic with English voice-overs and subtitles.
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