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Film: Kirikou & the Sorceress

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Based on West African folktales, and the art and cultural heritage of Senegal and Guinea, this film tells the story of the inquisitive boy Kirikou, who embarks on a quest to save his village from a mysterious sorceress. Featuring exquisite hand-drawn animation and a magnificent African pop score by Youssou N'Dour, this is one of the most enduring animated features of the 1990s.

Dir. Michel Ocelot, NR, 1998, 71 minutes.

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Pre-show music by Club Bantu, Austin, TX.

Co-presented by Austin Film Society and The Contemporary Austin.