Grand comme le baobab /

"In a rural African village poised at the outer edge of the modern world, a teenage girl hatches a secret plan to rescue her 11-year-old sister from an arranged marriage. A ... voice from rural Africa's young generation, Tall as the Baobab Tree poignantly depicts a family struggling to fin...

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Other Authors: Pappas, Alexi (Screenwriter), Collins, Chris (Cinematographer) (director of photography.), Kâ, Dior (Actor), Kâ, Oumoul (Actor), Dia, Alpha (Actor), Dia, Cheikh (Actor), Diallo, Mohamed (Actor), Dia, Mboural (Actor), Wadley, Jay (composer (expression))
Format: Video DVD
Language:Fulah
Published: [Bernardsville, N.J.] : CyberSmart Learning Institute, [2014]
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Summary:"In a rural African village poised at the outer edge of the modern world, a teenage girl hatches a secret plan to rescue her 11-year-old sister from an arranged marriage. A ... voice from rural Africa's young generation, Tall as the Baobab Tree poignantly depicts a family struggling to find its footing between tradition and modernity ... where questions of right and wrong are not always black and white"--Container.
Item Description:Based on true stories.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.
Includes bonus documentary also directed by Jeremy Teicher, This is us : video stories from Senegalese youth, the "short documentary that inspired Tall as the baobab tree."
Physical Description:1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD video, NTSC; widescreen; stereo.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Chris Collins ; editor, Sofi Marshall ; original music, Jay Wadley.