skip to main content

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

14 minutes

Videos are generally available for preview to non-members as short clips. Limited full-length titles are also available. Log In to view the full length title.

Browse Full-length Non-member Titles
Still image from Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Mufaro lives with his two beautiful daughters in a small African village. Manyara is ill-tempered and self-centered, while her sister Nyasha is her opposite in many ways. When the king announces he's seeking a wife, Manyara's selfishness comes to light. Kind, gentle Nyasha is chosen as queen, and her sister becomes a servant. A Cinderella-type story based on the Caldecott Honor Book by John Steptoe.

Media Details

Runtime: 14 minutes

56 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
20 minutes
Grade Level: 3 - 8
The Call Of Africa
Episode 1
50 minutes
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Africa's Child
Episode 6
15 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 10
Africa's Child
Episode 2
15 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Africa's Child
Episode 1
15 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
20 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 10
All About the Holidays
Episode 4
2 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
All In
Season 1 / Ep 12
21 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
8 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12

Viewer Comments

  • Tiny default profile photo
    Mary D. (Allen, TX)
    September 25th, 2019 at 07:37 AM

    This is a wonderful retelling of a "take" on Cinderella. The narrator is very authentic.