A pair of lovers, Mory and Anta, fantasize about fleeing Dakar for a mythic and romanticized France. The film follows them as they try to scavenge and hustle the funds for their escape. A 1973 classic of African Cinema, Touki Bouki conveys and grapples with the hybridization of Senegal. Fiction. Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty.
*Post-screening discussion with writer Kristina Kay Robinson and artist Kai Lumumba Barrow.
****May not be suitable for young audiences.
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636 N. Broad St
New Orleans, LA 70119