Film + TV

Short Films of Abderrahmane Sissako

When: Thu., April 16, 9:30 p.m. 2015

Includes all of Sissako’s short films. Among them: October (1993), on the relationship of an African student studying in Moscow and his Russian girlfriend on the eve of his departure; Tiya’s Dream (2008), one of eight shorts on the Millennium Development Goals, follows a young Ethiopian school girl with a rich imagination and an ailing father; and Sabriya (1997), shot in the desert landscape of southern Tunisia, looks at two chess-crazed brothers who own a café but are driven apart when one falls in love. In multiple languages with English subtitles. (35mm and digital presentation)

Price: free

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