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Echoes of Africa: The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun, Atlantiques and Le Franc

Council District
City Council District 5
The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun: This Senegalese film tells the story of a young girl with a physical disability named Sili, who sells newspapers on the streets of Dakar, Senegal. Sili’s determination and courage in the face of adversity make her a symbol of resilience and hope.

 

Atlantiques: Mati Diop’s debut short Atlantiques acts as a precursor to her acclaimed feature, Atlantics (2019), addressing issues of migration and the hardships faced by young individuals in Senegal.

 

Le Franc: A quick-witted yet destitute musician purchases a lottery ticket after his landlady confiscates his musical instruments as payment for overdue rent. A peculiar encounter with a stranger provides him with what is believed to be winning numbers.

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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
6067 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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