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The Sands of Centuries

Language: English
Analogue only: Français, Pусский, Español, عربى, Portugués, 

This film, a report on the ancient cities of Mauritania, was part of the international campaign launched to save four historical cities. The cities had once been thriving cultural and commercial centres but, by the time of the campaign, they were all half-buried in sand.

The is also a French version (consult it here)

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Place/region: Sahara, Mauritania, North Africa
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Erin Faherty
Participant: Nick Storey
Publisher: UNESCO TV
Producer: Eduardo Barrios
Coproducer/sponsor: Mauritanian Scientific Research Institute; Mauritanian National Cinema Office
Published in:
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 92408

Original: Beta SP
Location: F-S.314
UMVS reference: STVM55
File No: AVFONDS-0001273-ERI.MXF
Source ref.: Studio folder 785/P330
Studio TV ref.: M.0055
Rights holder: UNESCO
Additional info: Script PI/VI/548
Technical details: M0055-route_caravane-techinfo.pdf