Touki Bouki 1973 Ages 15+

3.15PM Sat 12 Dec 2020 (1hr 35mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

Touki Bouki will screen from a 2K digital restoration.

On his motorcycle mounted with a bullhorn skull, Mora is a cowherd roaming the roads of Senegal with his lover Anta. Together they dream of a new life in Paris and conspire to lay hold of the money needed for their voyage. Djibril Diop Mambéty’s striking masterpiece of African cinema won the International Critics Award at the 1973 Cannes Film Festival.

Restored in 2008 by The World Cinema Foundation at Cineteca di Bologna/L’Immagine Ritrovata in association with the family of Djibril Diop Mambéty. Restoration funding provided by Armani, Cartier, Qatar Airways and Qatar Museum Authority.

CREDITS

35MM, COLOUR, MONO, 85 MINUTES, SENEGAL, FRENCH/WOLOF/ARABIC (ENGLISH SUBTITLES) / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT: DJIBRIL DIOP MAMBÉTY / CINEMATOGRAPHER: GEORGES BRACHER / EDITOR: SIRO ASTENI / PROD CO: CINEGRIT, STUDIO KANKOURAMA / PRINT SOURCE: CINETECA DI BOLOGNA, BOLOGNA / RIGHTS: TEEMOUR MAMBÉTY / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP