Meet Burkinabe director Dani Kouyaté!
SIA, THE DREAM OF THE PYTHON @ 6:00PM
WHILE WE LIVE @ 8:30PM
SIA THE DREAM OF THE PYTHON – Q&A
To bring back prosperity to his village, a King decides to make a human sacrifice to the mystical snake god; Sia, the most beautiful woman in the village, is chosen for the ritual, but she runs away in revolt.
(Dir. Dani Kouyaté, 96min, 2001, Burkina Faso, Epic Drama, Bambara with English subtitles)
WHILE WE LIVE – Q&A
Kandia, an African women in her fifties who has lived in Sweden for 30 years, decides to move back to Gambia. Her son Ibbe, who dreams of a career in hip hop and is about to make a break through, goes with her. Their encounter with their homeland, however, doesn’t turn out the way they imagined. A warm, broad drama comedy about a universal theme: identity.
(Dir. Dany Kouyaté, 91 min, 2016, Sweden, Drama, Swedish with English subtitle)