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Author: Mohamed CamaraAboubacar TouréMamady Mory CamaraCécile BoisKoumba DiakitéAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel [distributor], ©1997.
Series: Library of African cinema.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : FrenchView all editions and formats
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This first feature film on homosexuality from sub-Saharan Africa is a contemporary African reinterpretation of the age-old Romeo and Juliet conflict between love and social convention. When Sori and Manga tell their parents they are in love, they respond that, "It's impossible; since time began, it's never happened. Boys don't do that."
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mohamed Camara; Aboubacar Touré; Mamady Mory Camara; Cécile Bois; Koumba Diakité; Kadé Seck; Films du 20ème (Firm); Sept Cinéma (Firm); California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 37957299
Language Note: In French and Malinké with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as motion picture in series: The library of African cinema.
Credits: Picture, Gilberto Azevedo; music, Elhadj Sory Kandia Kouyate.
Cast: Aboubacar Touré, Mamady Mory Camara, Cécile Bois, Koumba Diakité, Kadé Seck.
Description: 1 videocassette (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Library of African cinema.
Other Titles: Destiny
Responsibility: [presentée par] Les Films du 20éme et La Sept Cinéma ; production, Pascal Lahmani ; un film écrit et réalisé par Mohamed Camara.

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This first feature film on homosexuality from sub-Saharan Africa is a contemporary African reinterpretation of the age-old Romeo and Juliet conflict between love and social convention. When Sori and Manga tell their parents they are in love, they respond that, "It's impossible; since time began, it's never happened. Boys don't do that."

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