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Somali Dervish movement: Negatives of ‘lost’ 1985 Somali epic found at NFAI

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  • December 28, 2019
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Somali Dervish movement: Negatives of ‘lost’ 1985 Somali epic found at NFAI

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-I Decolonization

In news:

The negatives of an epic Somali film thought to have been lost were ‘discovered’ in the vaults of the Pune-based National Film Archive of India (NFAI).

Value addition For Prelims:

  • The Somali Dervish movement  was an armed resistance to the colonial powers – particularly the British – in the Horn of Africa, between 1899 and 1920
  • It was led by the Sufi Muslim poet and militant leader Sayyid Mohamed

HORN OF AFRICA

Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 28th December 2019

Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 28th December 2019

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  • It is a peninsula in Africa. It consists of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia.
  • It extends hundreds of kilometers into the Arabian Sea and lies along the southern side of the Gulf of Aden

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