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Title Floating Market / by Joan Kaufman. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 53 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Event Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 2003.
Summary For many decades, hundreds of Venezuelan men in search of economic opportunity have sailed forty miles across the Caribbean from Venezuela to the island of Curaçao in small wooden boats to sell tropical fruits and vegetables in Curaçao's floating market, leaving behind their families in the coastal fishing villages of Venezuela for months at a time. Continuing a tradition passed down from father to son for generations, they form a Venezuelan community along the quays of downtown Willemstad, capital of Curaçao.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In English, Spanish, Subtitles in English.
Subject Venezuelan.
Shipwrecks.
Boats and ships.
Family separation.
Markets.
Employment opportunities.
Smuggling.
Added Author Kaufman, Joan, producer, author.
Jansen, Elsio A., author.
Shavit, Iftach, author.
Gomes Casseres, Charles, contributor.
Chirinos, Luis, contributor.
De Chirinos, Aidaly Zea, contributor.
Garcia, Ely Galindo, contributor.
Machado, Teresa, contributor.
Medina, Victor, contributor.
Vasquez, Arevalo, contributor.
Velasquez, Jorgelina, contributor.
Yamarte, Donald Gonzales, contributor.
Ajami, Jocelyn, narrator.
Kanopy (Firm)
In: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003
Music No. 1109571 Kanopy
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