Almodou – Black Indies : NYADIFF


Almodou – Black Indies

Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W. 120th St
New York, NY 10027


Saturday, June 3 @ 5:30pm


Sometimes distasteful practices are most effectively criticized with a good sense of humor. Meet Modou, a young, courageous and determined talibé – a pupil in a Koranic school – who manages to escape from his corrupt and abusive teacher to find a better life in contemporary Dakar, Senegal.

(Dir. Amadou Thior, 2002, 85 min, Senegal, Comedy in Wolof & French with English subt.)

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