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Film

Tilaï

 
 
Thu, May 24, 2018
  • 7PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 81min
FORMAT: Digital
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)
+  Introduction by Mahen Bonetti, director and founder of the New York African Film Festival
 
 
 
 
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Part of Film 2018 series FilmAfrica 2018
Directed by Idrissa Ouédraogo | 1990

With Rasmane Ouedraogo, Ina Cisse, Roukietou Barry

The late Idrissa Ouédraogo was one of Africa’s preeminent cinematic voices, a master chronicler of tradition and transition in his native Burkina Faso. His international breakthrough Tilaï, which won the Grand Prix at Cannes, is a stunning folkloric fable in which a man’s forbidden love for his stepmother sets into motion a devastating chain of events as prescribed by tribal law. Working in a seemingly effortlessly lyrical style—with elegantly minimalist compositions and music by jazz great Abdullah Ibrahim—Ouédraogo achieves “a flawless balance of wit and tragedy” (The New York Times).

Introduction by Mahen Bonetti
Director and founder of the New York African Film Festival

Courtesy of La Cinémathèque Afrique of the Institut Français

 
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