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Swirl in Bamako

23.7.2014 @ 20:30 - 21:45

Makan, a young woodcarver, in the busy streets of Bamako, buys a betting ticket to humour a friend and surprisingly wins. Upon finding out about his winnings he discovers that his jacket with the betting ticket has been misplaced. Word gets out and suddenly more people are interested in laying their hands on the jacket. A wild chase ensues. He enlists the help of the brother of the lovely Sira for whom Makan nurses romantic feelings, and finds himself embroiled in escapades that seem to take him further away from collecting his winnings. Will Makan be able to claim his fortune or will he be lead to something of even greater value?

A light-hearted story of romance, friendship and the pursuit of riches.

Director: Dominique Philippe
Cinematography: Boubacar Sada Sissoko
Editor: Lenka Fillnerova
Cast: Chek Oumar Sidibé, Mama Koné
(Mali, 2013)

Subtitles in English.

The film is part of the Helsinki African Film Festival program.

Tickets: 8 € (or theatre & film together 20 €)
Reservations by email: pia.ojalahti@hotmail.com
Reserved tickets must be paid at Hällä 30 min. before the show, payments in cash only!


20:30 - 21:45
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Hällä Stage
Hämeenkatu 25
Tampere, 33100 Suomi
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