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Title Rough aunties / A Women Make Movies release ; a RISE Films & Vixen Films production for Channel 4 Television ; producers, Teddy Leifer, Paul Taylor ; director, Kim Longinotto.

Published New York, N.Y. : Women Make Movies, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  362.76 ROUG MJ28    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (103 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Credits Camera, Kim Longinotto ; editor, Ollie Huddleston.
Summary "Fearless, feisty and resolute, the 'Rough Aunties' are a remarkable group of women unwavering in their stand to protect and care for the abused, neglected and forgotten children of Durban, South Africa. This ... documentary follows the outspoken, multiracial cadre of Thuli, Mildred, Sdudla, Eureka and Jackie, as they wage a daily battle against systemic apathy, corruption and greed to help the most vulnerable and disenfranchised of their communities. Neither politics, nor social or racial divisions stand a chance against the united force of the women. [A]n intimate portrait of change from Africa, this time from the new post-apartheid South Africa, a nation being transformed with hope and energy into a new democracy "--Http://
System notes DVD, NTSC.
Usage Terms Includes public performance rights. MnManS.
Language notes In English with portions presumably in Zulu with English subtitles.
Notes Winner, Best Feature, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.
Other author Leifer, Teddy, producer.
Taylor, Paul, producer.
Longinotto, Kim, director.
Rise Films.
Vixen Films.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Women Make Movies (Firm)
Subject Operation Bobbi Bear.
Child sexual abuse -- South Africa -- Durban.
Sexually abused children -- Services for -- South Africa -- Durban.
Abused children -- Services for -- South Africa -- Durban.
Poor children -- Services for -- South Africa -- Durban.
Women social workers -- South Africa -- Durban.
Children -- South Africa -- Durban -- Social conditions.
Durban (South Africa) -- Social conditions.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs.