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14:00, Friday 29th June, Thaw

Director: Rina Sherman (France)

Year: 2007

Run time: 76'

Location/Ethnic group: Namibia/ Ovahimba, Otjiherero

Language: In Otjiherero with English subtitles

Production/Distribution: ACA/LTFA

Keep the Dance Alive

The Otjiherero language speaking groups of Namibia and Angola – the Ovahimba, Ovadhimba, Ovahakaona, Ovagambwe, Ovakuvale, Ovatua - all share a common culture and belief system. This film explores the various ways in which music and dance transcend their everyday lives from infancy to death.