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Obara &the Merchants

by Koolkidz Television & Publishing, LLC

Obara and the Merchants tells the story of a powerful hunter named Obara who lives in a town experiencing a famine. When he is finally able to eat, a group of hungry merchants appears! Will Obara share, or keep his food to himself? What would you do? Based on a traditional story from the Yoruba people of Nigeria, it is one of a set of stories told to help people develop their iwa, or character, and to give guidance in times of uncertainty. Obara and the Merchants serves both purposes wonderfully, giving today’s generation a reminder from yesterday of the enduring qualities that matter. The rich baritone voice of actor/comedian from Last Comic Standing, Alonzo Bodden narrates the story, and adds a whole new dimension to Obara the hunter.
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Obara is a two time 29th Annual Telly Award winner, a 2008 Davey Award winner and a 2008 Aegis Film & Production Award winner. Obara has also won Best Animation at the 2008 Hollywood Black Film festival as well as the Kids First! Film Festival, for the 5 to 8 year old category. It was also featured in the 2007 Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner and has garnered over thirty five official film festival selections throughout the U.S.A., Canada, Europe, India, South America and Africa.
As a bonus, the DVD includes two versions of the story; one with and one without subtitles. This is so important for children learning to read - they can follow the words right on the screen. This DVD, is designed for use on any DVD player, TV, laptop, or personal computer. Go to the website and get a preview!

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