Asante Market Women (1982)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1982

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

Documentary which looks at the way of life and customs of the Asante tribe in Gh ana, where women control the market and trade there in order to be independent o f their polygamous husbands. Shows the lifestyle of the Asante women of Ghana in the Kumasi Central Market. Made with the assistance of anthropologist Charlotte Boaitey.

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