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Night of the Kings

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

Mar 12 - 25 2021
Night of the Kings

Ivory Coast’s official Oscar submission is shortlisted for the prize. It’s an update of Scheherazade in which a new arrival at a massive prison must spin an absorbing tale, lasting until dawn, to avoid being killed by his fellow inmates.

France/Ivory Coast/Canada/Senegal | 2020 | Philippe Lacôte

Ivory Coast’s official submission for this year’s Oscar for Best Int’l Feature Film is one of the 15 movies shortlisted for the prize. It’s a West African update of Scheherazade in which a new arrival at a massive Ivorian prison must spin an absorbing tale, lasting until dawn, to avoid being killed by his fellow inmates. Channeling his griot aunt, the young pickpocket-turned-fantasist weaves a spellbinding account of a

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Night of the Kings, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 3/12 thru at least 3/25 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $5.99 and you have 72 hours to watch it. 

 

 

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