The Resource Beat the drum, (online streaming)

Beat the drum, (online streaming)

Label
Beat the drum
Title
Beat the drum
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young Musa is orphaned after a mysterious illness strikes his village. In search of his uncle and the truth about what is killing his people, Musa sets out for the big city. He sneaks aboard a truck driven by Nobe, a father of four girls but no boys, who tries to help Musa find work in Johannesburg. However the streets are already teeming with other orphaned 'street kids.' Urged by his determination to survive and his growing social awareness, Musa finds a way to make an honest living and returns to his village with a truth and understanding his elders have failed to grasp. An all South African cast and crew shine in this emotional and timely drama reminding us how one small voice can be the brave start of colossal ch - uniting a village, a township, and even a nation. Reviews: Spectacular. Handsome well-crafted family drama...naturalistic performances ... affecting human drama ... first-rate!" - Dennis Harvey, Variety. "Gorgeous, fantastic...audiences were enraptured ... has the potential for greater success than just the art house circuit." - Joe Mader, Hollywood Reporter. "Junior Singo is a true star ... like the young girl in "Whale Rider," through his eyes and experiences we are transported." - Eugene Hernandez, Indiewire.com. "A gem ... warm, affectionate ... timely ... breathtaking." - C.W. Nevius, San Francisco Chronicle. "Beat the drum is a film with a big heart and a vital message." - Leonard Maltin, Entertainment Tonig. "Spiritually uplifting and profoundly moving."-CN. Awards: Winner: Best Feature Film (Zenith D'Or/Gold Award) - Montreal World Film Festival Winner: Best Feature Film (Angel Award) - Monaco International Film Festival. Winner: Best of the Fest Award - Palm Springs International Film Festival Winner: HBO Best Feature Film Award - New York Urban World Film Festival Winner: Best International Feature Film - Toronto Reelworld Film Festival Winner: Best Feature Audience Award - Madrid International Film Festival
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Z Productions in 2004
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Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
112
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  • Orphans
  • South Africans
Technique
live action
Label
Beat the drum, (online streaming)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1119110
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 114 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1119110
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956903493
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Beat the drum, (online streaming)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1119110
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 114 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1119110
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956903493
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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