Item Details

Wavumba: The Man Who Believes in His Stories

SNG Film presenteert in coproductie met de Boeddhistische Omroep met steun van het Nederlands Filmfonds, CoBo-fonds, Mediafonds een film van Jeroen van Velzen ; regie, Jeroen van Velzen ; scenario, Jeroen van Velzen & Sara Kee
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
A Dutch, Kenyon-raised filmmaker seeks out the magical stories of his Kenyan childhood. Villagers and shamans tell ritual stories and tales of sea spirits, and the filmmaker follows Masoud, a legendary Kenyan fisherman known for catching giant sharks in his bare hands, while the two row out to sea, as Masoud tells his fish tales, discusses fishing techniques and flora and fauna, and becomes a guide to an intangible spirit world as they explore the holy islands, resting place of the spirits.
Director
Jeroen van Velzen
Release Date
2012
Run Time
81 min.
Language
In English and Swahili with English subtitles
Notes
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012.
Variant Title
Also known as: Wavumba : they who smell of fish
Awards Note
Winner in the Tribeca Film Festival 2012: Best New Documentary Director
Credits
Cinematographer, Lennart Verstegen; editor, Stefan Kamp; music (guitar), Jeroen Schmohl.
Published
[Amsterdam, Netherlands] : SNG Film & Boeddhistische Omroep, [2012]
[Vienna, Austria] : [EastWest Filmdistribution GmbH]
Access Restriction
Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (81 min.)) : sound, color
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

  • LEADER 03201ngm a2200649Ii 4500
    001 u6636483
    003 SIRSI
    006 m o c
    007 vz czazu
    007 cr cza|||a||||
    008 151012t20122012ne 081 o vleng d
    035
      
      
    a| (Sirsi) DIGFLMLIB0448
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)923793925
    041
    1
      
    a| eng a| swa j| eng
    043
      
      
    a| f-ke---
    046
      
      
    k| 2012
    040
      
      
    a| DGITA b| eng e| rda e| pn c| DGITA
    245
    0
    0
    a| Wavumba : b| the man who believes in his stories / c| SNG Film presenteert in coproductie met de Boeddhistische Omroep met steun van het Nederlands Filmfonds, CoBo-fonds, Mediafonds een film van Jeroen van Velzen ; regie, Jeroen van Velzen ; scenario, Jeroen van Velzen & Sara Kee.
    246
    1
      
    i| Also known as: a| Wavumba : b| they who smell of fish
    257
      
      
    a| Netherlands 2| naf
    264
      
    1
    a| [Amsterdam, Netherlands] : b| SNG Film & Boeddhistische Omroep, c| [2012]
    264
      
    2
    a| [Vienna, Austria] : b| [EastWest Filmdistribution GmbH]
    264
      
    4
    c| ©2012
    300
      
      
    a| 1 online resource (1 video file (81 min.)) : b| sound, color
    336
      
      
    a| two-dimensional moving image b| tdi 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| computer b| c 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| online resource b| cr 2| rdacarrier
    344
      
      
    a| digital g| stereo 2| rda
    347
      
      
    a| video file b| MPEG-4 2| rda
    380
      
      
    a| Motion picture
    506
      
      
    a| Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
    508
      
      
    a| Cinematographer, Lennart Verstegen; editor, Stefan Kamp; music (guitar), Jeroen Schmohl.
    500
      
      
    a| Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012.
    520
      
      
    a| A Dutch, Kenyon-raised filmmaker seeks out the magical stories of his Kenyan childhood. Villagers and shamans tell ritual stories and tales of sea spirits, and the filmmaker follows Masoud, a legendary Kenyan fisherman known for catching giant sharks in his bare hands, while the two row out to sea, as Masoud tells his fish tales, discusses fishing techniques and flora and fauna, and becomes a guide to an intangible spirit world as they explore the holy islands, resting place of the spirits.
    586
    8
      
    a| Winner in the Tribeca Film Festival 2012: Best New Documentary Director
    546
      
      
    a| In English and Swahili with English subtitles.
    650
      
    0
    a| Tales z| Kenya.
    650
      
    0
    a| Fishers z| Kenya v| Drama.
    650
      
    0
    a| Fishing z| Kenya v| Drama.
    650
      
    0
    a| Shamans z| Kenya v| Drama.
    650
      
    0
    a| Spirits v| Drama.
    655
      
    7
    a| Documentary films. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    7
    a| Nonfiction films. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    7
    a| Feature films. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    7
    a| Internet videos. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    0
    a| Streaming video.
    700
    1
      
    a| Velzen, Jeroen van, e| film director, e| screenwriter.
    700
    1
      
    a| Kee, Sara, e| screenwriter.
    710
    2
      
    a| Studio Nieuwe Gronden e| production company.
    710
    2
      
    a| Eastwest Film Distribution GwBH, e| film distributor.
    791
    2
      
    a| Digitalia (Firm), e| distributor.
    793
    0
      
    g| Digitalia Film Library: a| European cinema
    793
    0
      
    g| Digitalia Film Library: a| Documentaries
    856
    4
    0
    3| Digitalia Film Library (streaming video), requires Adobe Flash u| http://proxy01.its.virginia.edu/login?url=http://www.digitaliafilmlibrary.com/film/177/
    596
      
      
    a| 1
    999
      
      
    a| XX(6636483.1) w| WEB i| 6636483-1001 l| INTERNET m| UVA-LIB t| INTERNET

Availability

Google Preview