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This is not a burial, it's a resurrection  Cover Image DVD DVD

This is not a burial, it's a resurrection / directed by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese.


2020 Sundance Winner: World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Visionary Filmmaking, 2019 Venice Film Festival, MUBI selection. In the mountains of Lesotho, an 80-year-old widow named Mantoa eagerly awaits her sonâ‚‚s return from working in the South African mines, only to learn of his demise instead. Yearning for her death after the loss of her last remaining family member, she puts her affairs in order and makes arrangements to be buried in the local cemetery. Her careful plans are abruptly upset by the news that provincial officials intend to resettle the village, flood the entire area, and build a dam for a reservoir. Mantoa resolves herself to defend the spiritual heritage of the community.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Collective Eye Films, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2021.
Wide screen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Mary Twala, Jerry Mofokeng.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen.
Language Note:
Sotho dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Communities > Africa > Drama.
Villages > Africa > Drama.
Land settlement > Africa > Drama.
Widows > Africa > Drama.
Land settlement.
Genre: Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Motion pictures.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures.
Films de fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD THI (Text) 000139799 Video Available -

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