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Title:
War dance
Edition:
Widescreen format (1.78:1).
Publication Information:
[New York, N.Y.] : Thinkfilm, LLC ; Chatsworth, CA : distributed by Image Entertainment, [2008]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital stereo 2.0.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some thematic material involving descriptions of war atrocities.
Language:
English
Language Note:
In Acholi and English with English subtitles.
General Note:
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2006.

Special features: Deleted and extended scenes (22 min.); theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Awards:
Sundance Film Festival, 2007: Directing Award - Documentary.
Abstract:
A depiction of the transformative and uplifting potential of music and dance in the lives of children. Dominic, Rose, and Nancy are three children of the Acholi tribe, living in the war zone displacement camp in Patongo, Uganda. As war refugees, their families have been decimated, their homes lost, and they have been burdened with vivid memories of violence. However, the children are at least able to attend a camp school that offers them inspiration, as they participate in music, song and performance. When they are invited to compete in an annual music and dance festival in their nation's capitol, an opportunity for which all 20,000 Ugandan schools compete, they are given the chance to regain hope and success in their lives.
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Prescott Valley Public Library DVD 784.1886 WAR DANCE 1 .SOURCE. MIDWEST TAPE
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Yavapai College (Prescott) Library Video Material GV1799.W37 2008 1
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