Erlesene Welten - Hungry Minds (2012)
1h 27min · Documentary · 12 March 2012
A film about the mobile libraries of this world. A Bengali architect builds library boats that can bring books to people even during the monsoon season. A Mongolian author of children's books Jambyn Dashdondog packs two boxes full of books each summer to provide reading material to children in remote areas. A Kenyan librarian Abdullahi Osman leads caravans of camels loaded with boxes of books to the nomadic tribes bordering Somalia. Despite the heat, wind, rain or snow, they still manage their long journeys with their mobile libraries. A film about the love of literature and the respect for knowledge that accepts no boundaries.
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