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Mandabi

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1999
Ivy (By Request)
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1998
Ivy (By Request)
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Moolaadé

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VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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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 expansion in Africa.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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Emitaï

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Depicts the clash between French colonialists and the Diolas, an African tribe, in the closing days of World War II. Depicts the history and myths of this Senegalese tribe.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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Borom Sarret: The Wagoner

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Tells the story of a cart-taxi driver who goes to the city to make a living, but out of sympathy with other poverty-stricken people, works for free and goes hungry himself.
VHS
2000; 1963
Ivy (By Request)
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Guelwaar

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When Guelwaar, a political activist and a Christian, is mistakenly buried in a Muslim cemetary, family members, political and religious leaders become embroiled in the dispute.
VHS
1999; 1992
Ivy (By Request)
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Xala

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In a fictional African country, a rich, self-made businessman and member of the post-colonial ruling elite takes on a third wife to show the world his wealth, only to be stricken by a curse resulting in impotency. His efforts at getting cured lead to disasterous yet comical results.
DVD
2005; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mandabi: Le Mandat

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A story about a man who receives a money order that threatens to destroy the traditional fabric of his life is used to point out the problems of modern Africa as a civilization struggling to recapture its own rich heritage after colonial corruption.
DVD
2008; 1968
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Noire de .: Black Girl

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A dramatic feature. A young Senegalese girl leaves to work for a European family in Antibes. The harsh treatment leads her to commit suicide.
VHS
2000; 1965
Ivy (By Request)
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Mandabi

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A story about a man who receives a money order that threatens to destroy the traditional fabric of his life is used to point out the problems of modern Africa as a civilization struggling to recapture its own rich heritage after colonial corruption.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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Guelwaar

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When Guelwaar, a political activist and a Christian, is mistakenly buried in a Muslim cemetary, family members, political and religious leaders become embroiled in the dispute.
VHS
1996; 1992; 1993
Ivy (By Request)
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Camp de Thiaroye: Camp Thiaroye

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African soldiers, returning home after fighting in World War II, are massacred in a dispute over pay.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
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La Noire de: Black Girl

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A young Senegalese girl leaves home to work for a rich European family in Antibes, France. The harsh treatment she receives leads her to commit suicide.
DVD
2008; 1966
Clemons (Stacks)
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Emitaï

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Depicts the clash between French colonialists and the Diolas, an African tribe, in the closing days of World War II. The women of Casamance, Senegal refuse to give the French army the village's rice harvest.
DVD
2002; 1971
Clemons (Stacks)
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Guelwaar

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When Guelwaar, a political activist and a Christian, is mistakenly buried in a Muslim cemetery, family members, political and religious leaders become embroiled in the dispute.
DVD
2000; 1991; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Camp de Thiaroye

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After defending France, a group of black soldiers are placed in a transit camp before returning home. As their stay lengthens, tensions rise until a petty dispute turns into full-scale rebellion.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Noire de .: Black Girl

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In La noire de ..., a Senegalese maid goes to the Riviera with her employers and gains a new perspective on what it means to be African outside of Africa. A story of exile and despair.; Borom Sarret follows a cart driver as he meets an unfortunate array of people in Dakar.
DVD
2005
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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Faat Kine

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The drama of Faat Kine, an independent single mother and business woman who runs a gas station franchise; and also born in 1960, the same year Senegalese independence was attained.
DVD
2001; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)