Unearthing the Pen

Unearthing the Pen

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A teenage Ugandan boy, desperately wants to go to school but fears his elders' rejection of education- symbolised by their “curse on the pen” - will prevent this. The film shifts between his life tending goats in the dry Northern Uganda pastures, and his first ventures to school- in which he observes a world which could change his future. He also discovers why the elders 'cursed the pen'. However, he realises there are more obstacles- financial and familial- preventing him from attending school. But he resolves not to give up.
Publisher: [Seattle, WA] : InstantFlix: Powered by IndieFlix ; [Prince Frederick, MD : Distributed exclusively to libraries by RBdigital]
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (13 min.)) : sd., digital
Additional Contributors: IndieFlix (Firm)
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