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07 Oct / 7pm - Abuja

Wednesday African Movie // Baara


By Suleymane CISSE
With Balla Moussa Keïta, Baba Niaré, Boubacar Keïta
Mali – Drama – 1978 – 124 mins
In Bambara and french with English subtitles
The first feature film ever produced in Mail, Baara (The Porter) is about a young man caught in the growing political and economic tensions of urban Africa. Balla Diarra is a worker in the capital city of Bamako who struggles to survive on his meagar income. After his friend is murdered by an unfeeling factory boss, he must confront increasingly violent choices. Set in a modern city rather than a mythical past or traditional village, Baara offers a portrait of African life not often seen on screen.


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