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Title A walk to beautiful [videorecording] / an Engel Entertainment production ; in association with Nova ; produced by Mary Olive Smith and Steven Engel ; directed by Mary Olive Smith and Amy Bucher.

Publication Info. Boston, Mass. : WGBH Video, [2008]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult AV - WOLY-11  DVD 616.62 NOV    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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video v rdamedia
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System Details DVD format, region 1, widescreen (16:9, anamorphic) presentation ; Dolby digital, NTSC.
Note Originally broadcast on public television in 2008.
Credits Editor, Andrew Ford ; directors of photography, Tony Hardmon, Mary Olive Smith, Jerry Risius ; music, David Schommer.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated ; contains mature subject matter.
Summary A look at the lives of three Ethiopian women, rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, who leave home in search of seeking treatment for obstetric fistula. The program follows them walking for hours on their journey to transportation to a special hospital in Addis Ababa where they find solace for the first time in years, and stays with them as their lives begin to change.
Note Special features: Fistula worldwide : the hidden epidemic / producer, Heidi Burke ; Engel Entertainment (2008 : ca. 10 min.) ; DVD-ROM access to a discussion guide for educators and to the Nova website.
Language In English and Amharic, with English subtitles ; closed-captioned ; described for the visually impaired.
Subject Women -- Ethiopia -- Social conditions.
Fistula, Vesico-vaginal -- Treatment.
Pregnant women -- Health and hygiene.
Pregnancy -- Complications.
Vesicovaginal Fistula -- surgery -- Ethiopia.
Fecal Incontinence -- surgery -- Ethiopia.
Hospitals, Special -- Ethiopia.
Obstetric Labor Complications -- Ethiopia.
Social Conditions -- Ethiopia.
Urinary Incontinence -- surgery -- Ethiopia.
Women's Health -- Ethiopia.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Smith, Mary Olive.
Bucher, Amy.
Engel, Steven.
Engel Entertainment.
WGBH Educational Foundation.
WGBH Video (Firm)
Added Title Nova : A walk to beautiful
Nova (Television program)
Fistula worldwide.
ISBN 9781593758233
Standard No. 783421424890
Music No. WG42489 WGBH Video

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