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Umm Kulthum [videorecording] : a voice like Egypt / a Filmmakers Collaborative production ; produced, written and directed by Michal Goldman.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Media Center Reserve DVD 3236 37684001051242 Media Center Desk Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (68 min.) : sd., b&w., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 p. : ill.)
  • Publisher: [Cairo] : Arab Film Distribution, [2006, c1996]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on Umm Kulthum by Virginia Danielson.
Additional features: Umm Kulthum filmography ; new director commentary ; production photo gallery ; 'Fatma" trailer.
Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Ford Foundation.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LHUM-100 (Liberal Arts) and HR-361 (Mcrae).
Booklet in DVD case.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Kamal Abd al-Aziz.
Participant or Performer Note:
English narration by Oman Sharif. English commentary by Michal Goldman.
Summary, etc.:
Umm Kulthūm was born a peasant at the turn of the century. She became a powerful symbol, first of the aspirations of her country, Egypt, and then of the entire Arab world. This film connects her life to the epic story of 20th century Egypt as it shook off colonialism and confronted modernity.
System Details Note:
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note:
Arab Film Distribution. Feb. 2007. 195.00.
Language Note:
In Arabic with English subtitles and English narration.
Subject: Umm Kulthūm, 1898-1975
Singers > Egypt > Biography.
Songs, Arabic > Egypt > History and criticism.
Music > Social aspects > Egypt.
Biographical films
Documentary films

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