The women in Mangaland in Niger

Nele Rue, Mette Bovin, Denmark, 1979

44 min.DK/Documentary

An anthropological documentary about the possibilities and problems that confront Moslem women in Mangaland, Niger, West Africa. The directors chose Mangaland because one of them spoke the language and could interview people. The film is made up of four 'portraits' through which we learn how these Moslem women regard their own situation.
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Original title Allah være lovet, det blev en dreng!
Danish title Allah være lovet, det blev en dreng!
Keywords Women, Women's liberation, Africa, Niger, Koran, The, 1970-1979
Director Nele Rue, Mette Bovin
Director of Photography Barbara Adler
Editor Anne Lange
Sound Ahmadou Doumana, Nele Rue
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 487 meter, 16 mm, 1,37:1 Academy, color, Sound
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Production company Ebbe Preisler Film/TV
Commissioned by Statens Filmcentral
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Nele Rue
Direction Mette Bovin


Production manager Ebbe Preisler
Production assistant Jens Arnoldus


Cinematography Barbara Adler


Editing Anne Lange


Sound Ahmadou Doumana
Sound Nele Rue

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