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South Africa: Ummemo (Animated Tales of the World)
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Ummemo (translated as "the echo") lives in a cave atop a mountain. Considered a dear friend by many, Ummemo shares in the joy and sorrow of each animal friend that visits. When a storm causes an enormous boulder to fall, completely covering the cave opening, all of the animals of the mountain unite to save Ummemo. Find out how they succeed so that they can hear the sweet voice of Ummemo again. Discover some of the culture and traditions of the people of South Africa through the captivating animations of this campfire folktale. Part of the multivolume Animated Tales of the World Series. A teacher’s guide for the series is included. 15 minutes. Closed-captioned.