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This edition: Sleepwalking Land ("Terra Sonâmbula") (2007)



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Episode Details

First aired: February 27, 2016.

(2007, color, Mozambique|Portugal, Language: Aboriginal| Portuguese with English subtitles, 97 min.) Director: Teresa Prata. Writers: Mia Couto (story), Teresa Prata (scenario & adaptation), Stars: Nick Lauro Teresa, Aladino Jasse, Ernesto Lemos Macuacua. In the midst of Mozambique's devastating civil war, Muidinga, an orphaned refugee, wanders the countryside in search of his mother. His only companion is an elderly storyteller, and the only guide to finding his mother is a dead man's diary. This transporting drama underscores the power of imagination in surviving, and ultimately overcoming, the catastrophe of war.

Discussion Guest: Cheryl Sterling, The City College/CUNY.

Guest List

Cheryl Sterling The City College/CUNY