Finzan [videorecording] / une co-production, Kora Films, ZDF, CNPC ; scénario et réalisation, Cheick Oumar Sissoku
- Additional Titles:
- Subtitle on disc: A Dance for the heroes
- San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel [distributor], [2008?]
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Sissoko, Cheick Oumar, Kora Films (Firm), Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Centre national de production cinématographique du Mali, and California Newsreel (Firm)
- Language Note:
- In Bambara and French with English subtitles.
- Tells the story of two women's rebellion. Nanyuma, a young widow, refuses her brother-in-law, the village fool, when he asserts his traditional right to "inherit" her. Fili, a young girl sent from the city by her conservative father, is brutally circumcised by the village women who are scandalized that she resists the age-old custom.
- Originally released in 1990.
This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced in Mali as motion picture.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Picture, Cheik Hamalla Keïta; camera, Mamadou Famakan Coulibaly, Mohamed Lamine Touré; editor, Ouoba Motandi.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Diarrah Sonogo Koti, Oumar Namory Keïta, Saïdou Touré.
- Technical Details:
- Includes public performance rights.
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