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Living with Boko Haram

Synopsis
Militant Islamic group Boko Haram’s violent insurgency is approaching Mogde, on the border between Nigeria and Cameroon, where Antoniette lives. In Kolbotn, near Oslo (Norway), lives her eldest son Vakote, worried and afraid for his family and friends back home. This film follows Antoniette and Vakote over a period of six months, whilst extremely violent events take place and another of Antoniette’s sons, her youngest, disappears.
Language
English
Country
Norway
Year of production
2016
Subjects
Anthropology
Keywords
Cameroon; migration - human; religious conflict; family life

Credits

Director
Mouzamou Ahamadou; Trond Waage

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Price
£50.00
Duration/Size
37 minutes
Year
2017

Related

Name

Royal Anthropological Institute

Contact
Susanne Hammacher (Film Officer)
Email
film@therai.org.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7387 0455
Fax
020 7388 8817
Address
50 Fitzroy Street
London
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Notes
The Institute sells more than 250 anthropology and ethnology titles on video and DVD, including some produced by students and staff of the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology. There is also a large library of internationally produced film and video productions from which items may be borrowed within the UK.

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