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Africa dreaming. Sabriya

Author: Abderrahmane Sissako; Dora Bouchoucha Fourati; California Newsreel (Firm),
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : ArabicView all editions and formats
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This film explores the impact of the modern world on the traditional male society of the Maghreb. It is a film about men who prefer to live life as an abstract game and the free-spirited woman who changes everything. Said and Youssef have fulfilled a life-long dream by opening a "chess bar" in the middle of the desert. They sit around drinking palm wine, playing board games and composing love poetry to imaginary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Abderrahmane Sissako; Dora Bouchoucha Fourati; California Newsreel (Firm),
OCLC Number: 1009102496
Language Note: In Arabic with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed September 13, 2017).
Description: 1 online resource (25 min.)
Responsibility: written and directed by Abderrahmane Sissako ; produced by Dora Bouchoucha Fourati.

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This film explores the impact of the modern world on the traditional male society of the Maghreb. It is a film about men who prefer to live life as an abstract game and the free-spirited woman who changes everything. Said and Youssef have fulfilled a life-long dream by opening a "chess bar" in the middle of the desert. They sit around drinking palm wine, playing board games and composing love poetry to imaginary women. All this changes with the arrival of Sarah, a sexually liberated, uninhibited métisse who easily lures Youssef into an affair. Soon he is dreaming not about chess but about opening a coffee bar in Genoa. The friendship is destroyed, the bar sold. Youssef, dressed in Western clothes, waits to leave with Sarah; will she show up? Said boards a train and sits down next to a Westernized woman bearing a resemblance to Sarah.

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