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Mandabi (The Money Order)

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 22 2021
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Feb 18 2021
Mandabi (The Money Order)

An unemployed, impoverished Senegalese man with two wives and seven children finds his life upended when he receives a money order from a relative in France. While jumping through bureaucratic hoops to cash it, he is besieged with requests.

France/Senegal | 1968 | Ousmane Sembéne

An unemployed, impoverished Senegalese man with two wives and seven children finds his life upended when he receives a money order from a relative in France. While jumping through bureaucratic hoops to cash it, he is besieged with requests for bribes, loans, and alms. The second feature by “father of African film” Ousmane Sembéne is an angry and coruscatingly funny satire of the legacy of colonialism in his country, based on his own novel. It was

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