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Zulu term or phrase:sarafina
English translation:Sarafina
Entered by: Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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08:18 Mar 26, 2001
Zulu to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Zulu term or phrase: sarafina
It is amovie title.. Want to know its meaning and something about its origin.
Joseph Conrad
About "Sarafina" --origin, stage musical, movie
Explanation:
SARAFINA Name Origin: Kiswahili for "bright star"*

South African stage musical on student insurrection in Soweto.

Voices of Sarafina! - Songs of Hope and Freedom (1988)
Director Noble combines intimate interviews with members of the cast of the hit Broadway musical "Sarafina!" and images of South African townships, celebrating the courage and conviction of the vanguard of black South Africa's freedom struggle -- while shedding light on the personal side of living under apartheid. Winner, 1989 Silver Flame, Amnesty Int'l Film Festival.

http://www.eonline.com/Facts/Movies/0,60,20490,00.html


Sarafina! (1992, PG-13, Drama) Whoopi Goldberg, Leleti Khumalo, Miriam Makeba, John Kani.

A teacher in Soweto is too independent for the oppressive political regime and her students rally around her.

*Also the name of an animated film

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About "Sarafina" --origin, stage musical, movie


Explanation:
SARAFINA Name Origin: Kiswahili for "bright star"*

South African stage musical on student insurrection in Soweto.

Voices of Sarafina! - Songs of Hope and Freedom (1988)
Director Noble combines intimate interviews with members of the cast of the hit Broadway musical "Sarafina!" and images of South African townships, celebrating the courage and conviction of the vanguard of black South Africa's freedom struggle -- while shedding light on the personal side of living under apartheid. Winner, 1989 Silver Flame, Amnesty Int'l Film Festival.

http://www.eonline.com/Facts/Movies/0,60,20490,00.html


Sarafina! (1992, PG-13, Drama) Whoopi Goldberg, Leleti Khumalo, Miriam Makeba, John Kani.

A teacher in Soweto is too independent for the oppressive political regime and her students rally around her.

*Also the name of an animated film




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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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Thanks so much.Really grateful for this free service.

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