Film

Burn It Up Djassa + Fueling Poverty

 
 
Mon, May 26, 2014
  • 4:30PM
  • 9PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAM Rose Cinemas
RUN TIME: 98min
FORMAT: Digital
GENERAL ADMISSION: $13
CINEMA CLUB MEMBERS: $8 (Movie Moguls free)
STUDENTS/SENIORS:  $10 (29 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)
 
 
 
 
 
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Burn It Up Djassa

Dir. Lonesome Solo
2012

 

In this gritty, inventively shot portrait of the Ivorian capital of Abidjan (a selection at last year’s New Directors/New Films), a wide-eyed cigarette seller hawks his wares on Princess Street, a famous spot for bars, dance clubs, and exciting nightlife. Now 21 years old he is desperate for a way out of the ghetto, but despite his brother’s exhortations, he becomes embroiled in the city’s criminal underground and finds himself running from the law. Ivory Coast. In French and Nouchi with English subtitles. 

 
Fueling Poverty

Dir. Ishaya Baku
2012

 

Censored by Nigerian officials, this powerful documentary uncovers the government fraud behind a gasoline subsidy that stole seven billion dollars from the Nigerian people. Nigeria. In Pidgin, Yoruba & Hausa with English subtitles.

 
 
 
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