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Touki Bouki =: = Journey of the Hyena = Die Reise Der Hyäne = le Voyage de la Hyène

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Two young lovers look to escape from their dusty hometown of Dakar to travel to imagined freedom in Paris.
DVD
2006; 1973
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ceddo

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An historical epic set loosely in the 19th century, the film examines the confrontation between opposing forces in the face of Moslem and Christian expansion and the slave trade in Western Africa.
DVD
2001; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mandabi: The Money Order

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"This story of a man who receives a money order and, in his attempts to cash it, encounters an intimidating barrage of Third World bureaucracy, becomes a witty, masterful portrait of an ancient civilization in the throes of change. Receiving the dubious windfall at first seems a blessing to Ibrahima Dieng, who lives with his two wives and their seven children. However, as the tale unfolds, the seemingly easy transaction threatens to destroy the traditional fabric of his life. Quickly, the whole neighborhood becomes aware of it, the wives buy provisions on credit, their parents ask for a share and people try to extort him for money - all the while, his attempts to cash the piece of paper turn futile."--Container.
DVD
2005; 1968
Clemons (Stacks)
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Karmen Geï

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Karmen escapes prison through her lesbian relationship with the warden. She then wrecks the marriage and career of a police corporal by making him her lover and co-conspirator in a smuggling ring. She abandons the corporal who, in a fit of jealous rage, stabs her. Contains much singing and dancing.
DVD
2005; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Project: No. 1 Touki Bouki

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Touki bouki: "A vivid, fractured portrait of Senegal in the early 1970s. ... two young lovers long to leave Dakar for the glamour and comforts of France, but their escape plan is beset by complications both concrete and mystical"--Container.; Redes: "In this vivid, documentary-like dramatization of the daily grind of men struggling to make a living by fishing on the Gulf of Mexico (mostly played by real-life fishermen), one worker's terrible loss instigates a political awakening among him and his fellow laborers"--Container.
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2013
Clemons (Stacks)