The Women Who Smile | Under The Sun

Portrait of the women of a traditional Hamar community in remote Southern Ethiopia, far from the war and famine in the North. Three women at different stages in their life talk frankly and humorously about their lives.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 49'17''
  • Broadcast year: 1990
Curriculum Connection
  • Sociology | What is culture? | The relative nature of culture, norms and values. Types of culture: subculture, high culture, popular culture, global culture, consumer culture, cultural diversity, cultural hybridity.

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Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Under The Sun
  • Episode: The Women Who Smile