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Taafe Fanga
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directed by Adama Drabo, 1948-2009; produced by Adama Drabo, 1948-2009, Thelma Film AG, CNPC Mali, Taare Films and ZDF Television (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 1 hour 39 mins

Director Adama Drabo has devised a gender-bending farce set among the 18th Century Dogon to make some serious points about the status of women in Africa today.

In Taafe Fanga, Drabo has revised the Sigi myth (which seems originally to have expressed male anxiety over female control of fecundity) into a myth abou...

directed by Adama Drabo, 1948-2009; produced by Adama Drabo, 1948-2009, Thelma Film AG, CNPC Mali, Taare Films and ZDF Television (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 1 hour 39 mins
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