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2019
Past Festivals

Past Event

Yeelen (Brightness) (PG)

Dir: Souleymane Cissé. With: Issiaka Kane, Aoua Sangare, Niamanto Sanogo.

105 mins. Mali 1987. Bambara with English Subtitles. 35mm presentation

In the sun-baked landscapes of West Africa, a young Bambara native, Niankoro (Issiaka Kane), leaves his mother’s house on a quest for spiritual enlightenment. Along the way he negotiates the implications of his magical powers and sexuality before battling the sorcerer father who abandoned him years ago. 

Year
2019
When
Sun 12 May, 1pm
Tickets
£13.50, Student / Retired £12.50*