These Hands

Director: Flora M’mbugu-Schelling
Countries: Tanzania
Year: 1992
Running Time: 45 min.
Language: Kimakonde and Swahili

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A documentary from Tanzania, which focuses on Mozambican women working in a quarry in Tanzania and caring for their families. Devoid of narration or plot, this video presents a powerful statement on the role of women at the bottom of the international economic order and as consumers in the Western world our relation to them.