Our way of loving

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  • Creator produced by Joanna Head
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1996. New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1996.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (58 min.)
  • OCLC ocn884923029
  • Credits
    • Narrator: Veronika Hyks
    • Executive producer, Chris Curling ; anthropologist, Jean Lydall ; producer, Joanna Head ; editors, David Hope, Hugo Lawrence ; photography, Graham Johnston, Alessandra Scherillo


  • The third program in a trilogy focusing on the Hamar, an isolated people of Southwestern Ethiopia. This film shows Duka, now a mother with two young children. Her life is dominated by caring for them and her husband, Sago. Although Sago and Duka seem to have an affectionate marriage, he beats her when provoked. She accepts this behavior for she believes it is a man's way of loving. Film also shows the ceremony of Sago's cousin's initiation into manhood.


  • Title from resource description page (viewed June 25, 2014).
  • Previously released as DVD.
  • In English.
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