• Jan 14, 2023 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Location: Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Latest Activity: Jan 9, 2023

Mali, 1962. The youth of Bamako dance the twist to rock and roll music newly imported from the West and dream of political renewal. Samba, a young socialist, falls for spirited Lara during one of his missions to the bush. To escape her forced marriage, she secretly flees with him to the city. But Lara’s husband won’t let them be and the Revolution soon brings painful challenges as they dream of a future together.

Directed by Robert Guédiguian, 2021, 90 minutes, France/Canada/Senegal, Romantic Drama, French with English subtitles


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