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The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (La petite vendeuse de soleil)
Sili is a little girl between ten and thirteen years old. She lives on the street and moves with crutches. Her legs cannot support her since she had polio. She tries to get close to the boys who sell newspapers,…
Samba Traoré
In Idrissa Ouedraogo's classic drama, two men commit a crime at a service station. One of them is killed, the other, Samba, flees with a suitcase full of banknotes. Samba returns to his village where he begins a new life...…
The Law - Tilai
The unbending nature of village law wreaks havoc upon a family in this film from the African nation of Burkina Faso. A young man has fallen in love with and become engaged to a young woman. But his father swiftly…
Le Franc
In the first film, LE FRANC, Mambety uses the French government's 50% devaluation of the West African Franc (CFA) in 1994, and the resulting hardships as the basis for a whimsical commentary on using the lottery for survival. The hero…
Ken Bugul: Nobody Wants Her - Portait of an Author
Ken Bugul is a Senegalese writer, who has settled in Africa, where her soul is anchored. Ken Bugul is style. Both in her works and in life. She is pure energy and has a passion for freedom. Novel after novel,…