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UW Cinematheque - New Restorations

Le Franc + The Little Girl Who Sold The Sun | Senegal | 1999 | DCP | 89 min. | Wolof with English subtitles Director: Djibril Diop Mambéty

Event Details

Date
Friday, October 29, 2021
Time
7 p.m.
Location
4070 Vilas Hall
Description
Cast: Dieye Ma, Moussa Baldé, Lissa Balera, Aminata Fall
As the auteur behind Touki-Bouki and Hyenas, Djibril Diop Mambéty is a giant of Senegalese and African cinema. In the mid-1990s, Mambéty embarked on a planned trilogy entitled “Tales by Ordinary People,” though he only finished two before his premature death in 1998. This screening pairs these mid-length featurettes, both marked by a rich sense of humor, gorgeous street music, and an affectionate yet acute eye toward the poor.
Cost
Free

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