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Nuba Wrestling

May 3 2012 @ 12:00 am

Location: Stevenson Lecture Theatre, Free, booking advised

Thursday, 3rd May, 13.15pm

Nuba Wrestling

Colour, 43 minutes, 1991
Rolf Hussmann and Werner Sperschneider

The weekly wrestling tournaments of the Sudanese Nuba migrants in Khartoum take usually place between the northern and southern Nuba men. The sport helps them strengthen their ethnic identity in a hostile urban environment. Nuba wrestling has developed into a unique mixture of traditional culture and modern sport. The film also illustrates the lives of some of the wrestlers who live in the shanty town.

All events: Stevenson Lecture Theatre, The British Museum
For booking a free ticket please phone +44 (0)20 7323 8181 or go on-line http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx

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Date:
May 3 2012
Time:
12:00 am
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