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UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present

Kirikou and the Sorceress

Kirikou and the Sorceress
July 29, 2018 - 11:00 am

Kirikou and the Sorceress  (1998)

Based on a popular folk tale from West Africa, this gorgeous animated film tells the story of the heroic toddler Kirikou, who must save his parents’ village from an evil sorceress. Along the way, he encounters friends and foes including a skunk, a waterfall-draining monster, and a wise man on a magic mountain. Featuring a score by acclaimed musician Youssou N'Dour.

35mm, in English, color, 71 min. Director: Michel Ocelot, Raymond Burlet. Screenwriter: Michel Ocelot. Cast: Doudou Gueye Thiaw, Maimouna N’Diaye, Robert Leinsol, William Nadylam, Sebastien Hebrant.

Recommended for ages 5+

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