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Wend Kuuni
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directed by Gaston Kaboré, 1951-; produced by Direction du Cinema (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1982), 1 hour 8 mins
Wend Kuuni is a landmark in African filmmakers' attempts to "return to the sources" of their culture, to recover a "usable" African past to solve the problems of the African present. Filmmaker Gaston Kaboré adapts the measured rhythms of traditional African storytelling to create an authentically African cinemat...
directed by Gaston Kaboré, 1951-; produced by Direction du Cinema (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1982), 1 hour 8 mins
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Zan Boko
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directed by Gaston Kaboré, 1951- (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1988), 1 hour 31 mins
Gaston Kaboré's film Zan Boko explores the conflict between tradition and modernity, a central theme in many contemporary African films, such as Keita and Ta Dona. It tells the poignant story of a village family swept up in the current tide of urbanization. In doing so, Zan Boko expertly reveals the transf...
directed by Gaston Kaboré, 1951- (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1988), 1 hour 31 mins
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