“Yao”

Saturday February 15 9:30pm  

Saturday February 22 7pm 

“Yao”

Philippe Godeau, DCP, 103 min, France/Senegal, 2019 (French)

 

In his village, 13-year-old Yao’s dream of meeting his hero Seydou Tall, a famous French actor of Senegalese descent, is realized when Tall is invited to Dakar to promote his book. Together they embark on a road trip that takes Yao home and Tall back to his roots.

 

Co-sponsored by the Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres