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Kirikou and the Sorceress
July 29, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PMFree
UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present ”Family Flicks”
Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
Directed by Michel Ocelot
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.
Director: Michel Ocelot, Raymond Burlet. Screenwriter: Michel Ocelot. Cast: Doudou Gueye Thiaw, Maimouna N’Diaye, Robert Leinsol, William Nadylam, Sebastien Hebrant.
35mm, color, 71 min.
Recommended for ages 5+