The Parching Winds of Somalia (1984)
30min · Documentary, Short · 1 January 1984
The film provides a close look at how the nomadic inhabitants of Somalia have withstood the ravages of a harsh desert environment and the encroachment of European imperial forces by synthesizing knowledge of the past, Muslim practices, and skillful livestock management in a successful fusion of traditional values with modern techniques.
- Written by
National Endowment for the Humanities