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Families of Russia (Families of the World) Rural Trailer

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Uploaded on Aug 10, 2010

Ten-year-old Nicolai's family owns a farm where everyone pitches in and nothing is purchased if it can be made at home. The village of Retkino is known for its woodworking, and we see local craftspeople making bowls on a lathe and painting them in intricate and colorful designs. Nicolai zips through the village on his little motorcycle, and joins his dad for a soothing "banya" (sauna) before bed.

In the Award Winning Families of the World Series, viewers get a peek at the everyday lives of two families - usually an urban and a rural family. We are introduced to a child who helps narrate his or her activities. The footage is fantastic - intimate but not intrusive. Lots of interesting facts about the country are presented from a realistic viewpoint which brings other cultures up close.

Communicators Award
Telly Award
Parents' Choice Group Award
Recommended by Booklist
Recommended by School Library Journal
Selected by Parent's Guide to Children's Media - Outstanding Video
Dr. Toy's 10 Most Socially Responsible Products
Dr. Toy's 100 Best Children's Products

2009. All ages. DVDs available for sale at http://www.asiaforkids.com and http://www.cultureforkids.com.

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