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Three tales from Senegal

Author: Madieye Massamba Dieye; Aminata Fall; Djibril Diop Mambéty; Mansour Sora Wade; California Newsreel (Firm)
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel [distributor, 1994]
Series: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : WolofView all editions and formats
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Three Senegalese short films that adapt the ancient African art of storytelling to the modern medium of film. Le franc is a parable about the plight of everyday Africans buffeted by the changing winds of the international monetary system. Picc mi is a story of two destitute boys who escape the predatory demands of adults to spend one day of freedom together. Fary l'anesse is a tale of a man led into folly by his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Foreign language films
Short films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Madieye Massamba Dieye; Aminata Fall; Djibril Diop Mambéty; Mansour Sora Wade; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 36785248
Language Note: In Wolof with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as motion pictures in 1994, 1992, and 1990.
Credits: Directors, Djibril Diop Mambéty and Mansour Sora Wade.
Performer(s): Casts: Madieye Massamba Dieye, Aminata Fall, Demba Bá, Parisien, Fara Thial-Thial, Eloi Coly, Daouda Lam, Seynabou Niang, Dienaba Diallo.
Description: 1 videocassette (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Le franc / un film de Djibril Diop Mambety (45 min.) --
Picc mi / un film de Mansour Sora Wade (20 min.) --
Fary l'anesse / un film de Mansour Sora Wade (17 min.).
Series Title: Library of African cinema (Videocassette)
Other Titles: Franc.
Picc mi.
Fary l'anesse.

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Three Senegalese short films that adapt the ancient African art of storytelling to the modern medium of film. Le franc is a parable about the plight of everyday Africans buffeted by the changing winds of the international monetary system. Picc mi is a story of two destitute boys who escape the predatory demands of adults to spend one day of freedom together. Fary l'anesse is a tale of a man led into folly by his pursuit of the perfect woman; when he thinks he has finally found her, she turns out to be a donkey.

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