The MursióNitha: Disappearing World (Enhanced DVD)
The Mursi tribe of southwestern Ethiopia face threats from all sides. Their survival is in jeopardy. The nearby Bume tribe and other enemies attack with machine guns. There is drought and famine. The Mursi tribe are part of this Disappearing World series, but this is not a tragedy. This dvd is a chance to see life going on. This film documents a rare ceremony, the Nitha, that the Mursi have not performed in decades. The Nitha confers adulthood on an entire generation. It may never be performed again but this time, this day, is recorded for all of us to experience. Don't miss it.