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117 - THE NEWS MAN OF AZERBAIJAN

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Still today, there are no phones, no Internet and no newspapers in the remote areas of Azerbaijan. The newsman or "Ashig" has always played an important role in this Eastern culture over the centuries.

Without them, the inhabitants would be radically cut off from the rest of the world and all its news. Certain distinguished representatives of their guild still travel the country's mountains to the remotest areas, to spread news, stories and the latest gossip. One of these representatives is Nemet, the old and honorable Aschug from Baku, who has been practicing this skill for a very long time. Like all Aschugs, he transmits his information through song!

Director(s) : NIEMANN (Thorsten)

Producer(s) : ARTE GEIE, MEDIEN KONTOR Movie GMBH

Production Year : 2011
Language(s) : German, English, Arabic, Korean, Spanish, French, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Vietnamese

Rights : DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, TV, VOD

Territories : Worldwide.