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Title Without the king [videorecording] : the shocking and astonishing story of the Kingdom of Swaziland / Red Envelope Entertainment ; [director], Michael Skolnik.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.] : First Run Features, [2008]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    968.8703 WIT    Damaged
Description 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a documentary film in 2007.
Special features: Extra inerviews; bonus scenes; music video: rapping with the Princess; Original theatrical trailer.
Summary Tells the story of Africa's last absolute monarch, the Kingdom of Swaziland. King Mswati III, perceived by many to be out of touch with his country, lives in luxury with his 13 wives, while his subjects suffer from crushing poverty and the world's highest HIV rate. Meet headstrong first wife Queen LaMbikiza; eldest child and teen rapper, Princess Pashu; and the king himself. Includes comments by those who are plotting the King's downfall. Witness the birth of a nation's revolution, as well as the dawning awareness of a young Swazi princess.
System Details DVD.
Language English and Swahi dialogue with English subtitles.
Subject Mswati III, King of Swaziland, 1968-
Swaziland -- Politics and government
Swaziland -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Documentary -- Feature.
Biographical (Nonfiction) -- Feature.
Added Author Skolnik, Michael
Red Envelope Entertainment (Firm)
First-Run Features (Firm)
Standard No. 720229913348
Music No. FRF913348D First Run Features

 
    
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