UMOJA: No Men Allowed

 

Year: 2011
Country: Australia
Run Time: 32 minutes

UMOJA (Kiswahili for "unity") tells the life-changing story of a group of impoverished tribal Samburu women in Northern Kenya who turn age-old patriarchy on its head by setting up a women-only village. Their success and increasing fame incurs their men's' jealousy and wrath, setting off an unusual, occasionally hilarious, gender war.

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Friday, March 23, 2012 at 12:00 PM

Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 10:40 AM

Shorts Program
Independent Shorts Program #4

Director
Elizabeth Tadic

Producer
Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou

Screenplay
Olivier Nakache, ╔ric Toledano

Cinematography
Mathieu Vadepied

Editing
Dorian Rigal-Ansous

Principal Cast
Franšois Cluzet, Omar Sy

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