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Mar 21, 2019

Touki Bouki: PATOIS Retrospective


Sunday, March 24, 4:30pm – Touki Bouki:  PATOIS Retrospective

The Broad Theater

Touki-Bouki

The fractured efforts of two lovers to leave Dakar for the glamour and comforts of Paris. A 1973 classic of African Cinema. Fiction. Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty. 84 Minutes.

*Post-screening discussion with writer Kristina Kay Robinson and artist kai lumumba barrow.

*This program contains a scene of violence and animal cruelty.

Category: 2019Festival
Posted by: patois

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A pair of lovers, Mory and Anta, fantasize about fleeing Dakar for a mythic and romanticized France. The film follows them as they try to scavenge and hustle the funds for their escape. A 1973 classic of African Cinema, Touki Bouki conveys and grapples with the hybridization of Senegal. Fiction. Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty.

*Post-screening discussion with writer Kristina Kay Robinson and artist kai lumumba barrow.

**This film contains a scene of violence and animal cruelty.