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Keïta! : l'héritage du griot = The heritage of the griot

Author: Dani KouyatéVéronique ParisSotigui KouyatéHamed DickoSeydou BoroAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, [2006?], ©1995.
Series: Library of African cinema (Videodisc)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : DyulaView all editions and formats
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Based on an important work of African oral literature, the Sundjata epic. When a djéliba, a master griot or bard, arrives mysteriously at the home of Mabo Keïta to teach him "the meaning of his name," the boy and griot are inevitably brought into conflict with his Westernized mother and schoolteacher, who have rejected African tradition. The griot reveals to Mabo the story of his distant ancestor, Sundjata Keïta,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Dyula language films
French language films
Motion pictures
Foreign films
Drama
Named Person: Soundiata Keita; Soundiata Keita
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dani Kouyaté; Véronique Paris; Sotigui Kouyaté; Hamed Dicko; Seydou Boro; AFIX Productions.; Productions de la lanterne.; Sahélis Productions.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 64401740
Language Note: In Jula and French with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
A foreign film (Burkina Faso).
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Millié ; editors, Zoë Durouchoux, Agnès Ravez ; original music, Sotigui Kouyaté.
Cast: Sotigui Kouyaté, Hamed Dicko, Seydou Boro, Abdoulaye Koumboudri, Mamadou Sarr, Claire Sanon, Blandine Yaméogo, Awa Sow, Souleymane Koulibaly, Maghan Kouyaté, Siriman Sidibé, Adama Kouyaté.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; this disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Series Title: Library of African cinema (Videodisc)
Other Titles: Heritage of the griot
Responsibility: AFIX Productions ; Les Productions de la Lanterne ; Sahélis Productions ; L'Etat de Burkina présentent un film de Dani Kouyaté ; scénario et réalisation, Dani Kouyaté ; scripte, Véronique Paris.

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Based on an important work of African oral literature, the Sundjata epic. When a djéliba, a master griot or bard, arrives mysteriously at the home of Mabo Keïta to teach him "the meaning of his name," the boy and griot are inevitably brought into conflict with his Westernized mother and schoolteacher, who have rejected African tradition. The griot reveals to Mabo the story of his distant ancestor, Sundjata Keïta, the 13th century founder of the great Malian trading empire.

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