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Colobane Express

Author: Khady Sylla; Productions de la lanterne.; Sahélis Productions.; Antilles Télévision.; ArtMattan Productions.
Publisher: New York, NY : ArtMattan Producions, [1999?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : Wolof : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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"Public vans provide the traditional and sole means of city transportation in Dakar, Senegal. In a frenzy of activity, from the outskirts to downtown, people from all walks of life (as well as fruits, vegetables, chickens, etc.) are transported daily in these public vans. [The film] opens a window on a slice of life in the busy urban metropolis, where drivers and trainees are always on the go, managing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Khady Sylla; Productions de la lanterne.; Sahélis Productions.; Antilles Télévision.; ArtMattan Productions.
OCLC Number: 83747215
Language Note: In Wolof, with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary film in 1999.
Credits: Photography, Medoune N'Diaye, Yves Monteil ; editor, Cécile Fernandez ; music, Souleymane Faye, Maty Thiam Dogo, Omar Péné.
Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Responsibility: Les Productions de la Lanterne, Sahélis Production, Antilles Télévision présentent ; réalisation, Khady Sylla ; régie, Pape Sylla, Serigné M'Baye Sylla, Mamadou Ba.

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"Public vans provide the traditional and sole means of city transportation in Dakar, Senegal. In a frenzy of activity, from the outskirts to downtown, people from all walks of life (as well as fruits, vegetables, chickens, etc.) are transported daily in these public vans. [The film] opens a window on a slice of life in the busy urban metropolis, where drivers and trainees are always on the go, managing relationships, incidents and conflicts, dealing with the competition and providing an invaluable service to demanding yet loving customers"--Container.

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