{"id":268094353,"title":"Tall as the Baobab Tree (Home-Use)","handle":"tall-as-the-baobab-tree-home-use","description":"\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.2; color: #000000;\"\u003eDirected By: Jeremy Teicher\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eProduced By: CyberSmart Learning Institute\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/EDUCATIONAL_4cbbd0f0-e4ec-4511-9cb6-955998fe64b4_large.png?2034\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eReleased: 2013\u003cbr\u003eRunning Time: 83 min\u003cbr\u003eEnglish \u0026amp; French Captions \/ NTSC\u003cbr\u003eSubjects: \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/african-american\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAfrican American Studies\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e, \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/children-youth-family\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eChildren, Youth, and Family\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e, \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/human-rights\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHuman Rights\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e, \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/sociology\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSociology\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e, \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWomen's Studies\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eA powerful voice \u003cspan id=\"e9245453-4463-494e-ab47-c8c5a1486c4e\" ginger_software_uiphraseguid=\"afddd68d-3ac0-4b1a-af80-53819db9c5bc\" class=\"GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark\"\u003efrom\u003c\/span\u003e Africa's young generation, TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE poignantly depicts a family struggling to find its footing at the outer edge of the modern world, where questions of right and wrong are not always black and white. \u003cspan id=\"36b0deaa-0bbc-4a3d-8768-b05443ac4a8d\" ginger_software_uiphraseguid=\"6302299a-135b-4acc-ab73-83ede79e2aef\" class=\"GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark\"\u003eCoumba\u003c\/span\u003e and her little sister Debo are the first to leave their family’s remote African village, where meals are prepared over open fires and water is drawn from wells, to attend school in the bustling city. But when an accident suddenly threatens their family’s survival, their father decides to sell 11-year-old Debo into an arranged marriage. Torn between loyalty to her elders and her dreams for the future, Coumba hatches a secret plan to rescue her \u003cspan id=\"87fb331d-78bc-4181-bab0-ee0df20e52a5\" ginger_software_uiphraseguid=\"fe00f5b8-7321-404a-978f-0d6f3a324645\" class=\"GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark\"\u003eyoung\u003c\/span\u003e sister from a fate she did not choose. TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE gives a voice to the countless young girls in the developing world who are still being denied an education by forced early marriage. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ciframe src=\"\/\/player.vimeo.com\/video\/84902319?title=0\u0026amp;byline=0\u0026amp;portrait=0\u0026amp;color=ffffff\" webkitallowfullscreen=\"webkitallowfullscreen\" mozallowfullscreen=\"mozallowfullscreen\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"281\" width=\"500\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\/84902319\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTall As The Baobab Tree - Trailer\u003c\/a\u003e from \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/vimeo.com\/collectiveeyefilms\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eCollective Eye Films\u003c\/a\u003e on \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eVimeo\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eInspired by true stories from director Jeremy Teicher's 2011 Student Academy Award-nominated documentary, and selected as a finalist in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 38th Annual Academy Awards competition, TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE is an absorbing blend of fiction and reality featuring a cast of local villagers in roles that mirror their actual lives. 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It is also the first international feature film in the colloquial Pulaar language.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAwards:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eChildren's Rights Award - FilmFest Osnabrück 2013\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eBest Screenplay - Hell's Half Mile Film \u0026amp; Music Festival 2013\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eBest Feature Film - Rural Route Film Festival 2013\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eBest Feature Film - Doha-Giffoni Jury Award 2012\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eQuotes:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e “TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE effectively unpicks the complexity of cultural change… In this moving and original film, we are gently guided to move the conversation past indignation towards constructive understanding, and to give a thought not only to human \u003cspan id=\"03cb09b4-100e-4f85-bdc3-dc4f42bb236f\" ginger_software_uiphraseguid=\"b6ceffd4-c121-4814-ae38-293c89c3fda9\" class=\"GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark\"\u003erights but\u003c\/span\u003e to what change and economic progress feels like to those subject to development.”\u003cem\u003e \u003cbr\u003e— Holly Young, Development In Action.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2014-01-26T23:30:00-08:00","created_at":"2014-03-18T15:50:33-07:00","vendor":"Jeremy Teicher","type":"DVD ","tags":[],"price":1999,"price_min":1999,"price_max":1999,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":626409013,"title":"Home-Use","option1":"Home-Use","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"TBT-H","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Tall as the Baobab Tree (Home-Use) - Home-Use","public_title":"Home-Use","options":["Home-Use"],"price":1999,"weight":100,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":-19,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TallAsTheBaobabTree-3DBoxArt387X657_1024x1024_1024x1024_a4525199-04c6-4c17-bc59-495a54f383cb.png?v=1462941555","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TABT_BrandonHarris_ef3d8d7c-4958-425c-8697-7fce93536934.png?v=1462941555","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TallastheBaobab_Coumba_thinking_5c624dc3-dc5a-4cf9-a2f5-e5eb43dcae3d.JPG?v=1462941555","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TallastheBaobabTree_Debo_little_sister_3afe58ef-65f0-47cf-900b-9f826cb45de2.jpg?v=1462941555","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TABT_JohnSharp_a9041e0e-93ed-4baf-9360-a8c535e3e7e9.png?v=1462941555","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TallastheBaobab_village_d5be644e-90ed-4e01-afe0-bc6605339b83.jpg?v=1462941555","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/Tallasthebaobabtree_mom_7bea22e8-b851-4905-96d3-a7676bf373e1.jpg?v=1462941555","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TABT_MariaCaspani_046a92e0-24ce-4af5-ab6a-a1c311a1e3e5.png?v=1462941555","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TallastheBoababTree_Amady_and_Coumba_a2633ee4-fa98-4a62-bf95-721c102b6f6f.jpg?v=1462941555"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TallAsTheBaobabTree-3DBoxArt387X657_1024x1024_1024x1024_a4525199-04c6-4c17-bc59-495a54f383cb.png?v=1462941555","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"line-height: 1.2; color: #000000;\"\u003eDirected By: Jeremy Teicher\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eProduced By: CyberSmart Learning Institute\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/EDUCATIONAL_4cbbd0f0-e4ec-4511-9cb6-955998fe64b4_large.png?2034\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eReleased: 2013\u003cbr\u003eRunning Time: 83 min\u003cbr\u003eEnglish \u0026amp; French Captions \/ NTSC\u003cbr\u003eSubjects: \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/african-american\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAfrican American Studies\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e, \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/children-youth-family\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eChildren, Youth, and Family\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e, \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/human-rights\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eHuman Rights\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e, \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/collections\/sociology\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSociology\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e, \u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eWomen's Studies\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/tall-as-the-baobab-tree-educational\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eA powerful voice \u003cspan id=\"e9245453-4463-494e-ab47-c8c5a1486c4e\" ginger_software_uiphraseguid=\"afddd68d-3ac0-4b1a-af80-53819db9c5bc\" class=\"GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark\"\u003efrom\u003c\/span\u003e Africa's young generation, TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE poignantly depicts a family struggling to find its footing at the outer edge of the modern world, where questions of right and wrong are not always black and white. \u003cspan id=\"36b0deaa-0bbc-4a3d-8768-b05443ac4a8d\" ginger_software_uiphraseguid=\"6302299a-135b-4acc-ab73-83ede79e2aef\" class=\"GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark\"\u003eCoumba\u003c\/span\u003e and her little sister Debo are the first to leave their family’s remote African village, where meals are prepared over open fires and water is drawn from wells, to attend school in the bustling city. But when an accident suddenly threatens their family’s survival, their father decides to sell 11-year-old Debo into an arranged marriage. Torn between loyalty to her elders and her dreams for the future, Coumba hatches a secret plan to rescue her \u003cspan id=\"87fb331d-78bc-4181-bab0-ee0df20e52a5\" ginger_software_uiphraseguid=\"fe00f5b8-7321-404a-978f-0d6f3a324645\" class=\"GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark\"\u003eyoung\u003c\/span\u003e sister from a fate she did not choose. TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE gives a voice to the countless young girls in the developing world who are still being denied an education by forced early marriage. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ciframe src=\"\/\/player.vimeo.com\/video\/84902319?title=0\u0026amp;byline=0\u0026amp;portrait=0\u0026amp;color=ffffff\" webkitallowfullscreen=\"webkitallowfullscreen\" mozallowfullscreen=\"mozallowfullscreen\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\" frameborder=\"0\" height=\"281\" width=\"500\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\/84902319\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eTall As The Baobab Tree - Trailer\u003c\/a\u003e from \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/vimeo.com\/collectiveeyefilms\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eCollective Eye Films\u003c\/a\u003e on \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/vimeo.com\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eVimeo\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eInspired by true stories from director Jeremy Teicher's 2011 Student Academy Award-nominated documentary, and selected as a finalist in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 38th Annual Academy Awards competition, TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE is an absorbing blend of fiction and reality featuring a cast of local villagers in roles that mirror their actual lives. They have never acted in a film before. The film was shot on location in the village of Sinthiou Mbadane, Senegal with no electricity or running water. It is also the first international feature film in the colloquial Pulaar language.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAwards:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eChildren's Rights Award - FilmFest Osnabrück 2013\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eBest Screenplay - Hell's Half Mile Film \u0026amp; Music Festival 2013\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eBest Feature Film - Rural Route Film Festival 2013\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eBest Feature Film - Doha-Giffoni Jury Award 2012\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eQuotes:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e “TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE effectively unpicks the complexity of cultural change… In this moving and original film, we are gently guided to move the conversation past indignation towards constructive understanding, and to give a thought not only to human \u003cspan id=\"03cb09b4-100e-4f85-bdc3-dc4f42bb236f\" ginger_software_uiphraseguid=\"b6ceffd4-c121-4814-ae38-293c89c3fda9\" class=\"GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark\"\u003erights but\u003c\/span\u003e to what change and economic progress feels like to those subject to development.”\u003cem\u003e \u003cbr\u003e— Holly Young, Development In Action.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Tall as the Baobab Tree (Home-Use)

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  • Directed By: Jeremy Teicher
  • Produced By: CyberSmart Learning Institute


Released: 2013
Running Time: 83 min
English & French Captions / NTSC
Subjects:
African American Studies, Children, Youth, and Family, Human Rights, Sociology, Women's Studies

A powerful voice from Africa's young generation, TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE poignantly depicts a family struggling to find its footing at the outer edge of the modern world, where questions of right and wrong are not always black and white. Coumba and her little sister Debo are the first to leave their family’s remote African village, where meals are prepared over open fires and water is drawn from wells, to attend school in the bustling city. But when an accident suddenly threatens their family’s survival, their father decides to sell 11-year-old Debo into an arranged marriage. Torn between loyalty to her elders and her dreams for the future, Coumba hatches a secret plan to rescue her young sister from a fate she did not choose. TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE gives a voice to the countless young girls in the developing world who are still being denied an education by forced early marriage. 

 

Tall As The Baobab Tree - Trailer from Collective Eye Films on Vimeo.

Inspired by true stories from director Jeremy Teicher's 2011 Student Academy Award-nominated documentary, and selected as a finalist in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 38th Annual Academy Awards competition, TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE is an absorbing blend of fiction and reality featuring a cast of local villagers in roles that mirror their actual lives. They have never acted in a film before. The film was shot on location in the village of Sinthiou Mbadane, Senegal with no electricity or running water. It is also the first international feature film in the colloquial Pulaar language.

Awards:

  • Children's Rights Award - FilmFest Osnabrück 2013
  • Best Screenplay - Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival 2013
  • Best Feature Film - Rural Route Film Festival 2013
  • Best Feature Film - Doha-Giffoni Jury Award 2012

Quotes:

“TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE effectively unpicks the complexity of cultural change… In this moving and original film, we are gently guided to move the conversation past indignation towards constructive understanding, and to give a thought not only to human rights but to what change and economic progress feels like to those subject to development.”
— Holly Young, Development In Action.

 

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