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  GREAT AFRICAN FILMS V1 2DVD set [DV92670]

GREAT AFRICAN FILMS V1 2DVD set [DV92670]

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The first in a series of award-winning films from Africa, which includesDrissa Toure's Haramuya (Burkina Faso/France, 1995, 87 mins., French and Bambara with English subtitles), a lively dramatic feature about cultural and economic disparities in the capital city of Burkina Faso. These social conflicts are revealed through the trials of a Muslim family caught between the traps of modernity and the sway of tradition. Haramuya is an urban chronicle a gallery of portraits in situations which create a colorful" mosaic (Cannes Film Festival). In Abbdoulaye Ascofare's Faraw! Mother of the Dunes (Mali1997 90 mins. Songhoi with English subtitles) a mother of three tries desperately to keep her family alive upon the return of her mentally and physically destroyed husband a political prisoner. Determined"to have her children survive without prostituting her beautiful daughter, her struggle symbolizes the plight of all African women trapped in a cycle of extreme poverty. One of the strongest portraits of female determination to Drissa Toure/Abbdoulaye Ascofare---Burkina Faso/France/Mali---1995/1997---17"7 mins.

Directed by: Abdoulaye Ascofare / Drissa Toure

Running time: 177

Year: 2007

French with English Subtitles



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