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Sahélis Productions

Overview
Works: 21 works in 44 publications in 6 languages and 1,207 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Internet videos  Educational films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Fantasy films  Road films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sahélis Productions
Rêves de poussière( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nigerien peasant comes looking for work in Essakane, a dusty gold mine in northeast Burkina Faso, Africa. He quickly finds out the gold rush ended twenty years before and the inhabitants of this wasteland manage to exist simply from force of habit
Keïta! : l'héritage du griot = The heritage of the griot( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Dyula and French and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an important work of African oral literature, the Sundjata epic. When a djéliba, a master griot or bard, arrives mysteriously at the home of Mabo Keïta to teach him "the meaning of his name," the boy and griot are inevitably brought into conflict with his Westernized mother and schoolteacher, who have rejected African tradition. The griot reveals to Mabo the story of his distant ancestor, Sundjata Keïta, the 13th century founder of the great Malian trading empire
Keïta!, l'héritage du griot = Keita!, the heritage of the griot( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Dyula and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on one of the most important works of African oral literature, the Sundjata epic. When a djéliba, a master griot or bard, arrives mysteriously at the home of Mabo Keïta to teach him "the meaning of his name," the boy and griot are inevitably brought into conflict with his Westernized mother and schoolteacher, who have rejected African tradition. The griot reveals to Mabo the story of his distant ancestor, Sundjata Keïta, the 13th century founder of the great Malian trading empire
Great African films. a series of award-winning films from the continent of Africa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tasuma: The story of Sogo Sanou, aka Tasuma, a former French soldier who was a member of the African troops known as the Tiralleurs Senegalais, which fought hard for France. Sanou has been trying for over 50 years to obtain his well-deserved military pension. Convinced he will receive the money, he buys a mill on credit for the village. When the money does not arrive, Sanou is put in prison. The women of the village rally to set him free
Keita : the Heritage of the Griot( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the Sundjata Epic, one of the most important works of African oral literature. When a djéliba, a master griot or bard, arrives mysteriously at the home of Mabo Keïta to teach him "the meaning of his name," the boy and griot are inevitably brought into conflict with his Westernized mother and schoolteacher, who have rejected African tradition. The griot reveals to Mabo the story of his distant ancestor, Sundjata Keïta, the 13th century founder of the great Malian trading empire
Keïta! : l'héritage du griot by Dany Kouyate( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in Dyula and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an important work of African oral literature, the Sundjata epic. When a djéliba, a master griot or bard, arrives mysteriously at the home of Mabo Keïta to teach him "the meaning of his name," the boy and griot are inevitably brought into conflict with his Westernized mother and schoolteacher, who have rejected African tradition. The griot reveals to Mabo the story of his distant ancestor, Sundjata Keïta, the 13th century founder of the great Malian trading empire
La recontre( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French choreographer Mathilde Monnier encounters Seydou Boro in Burkina-Faso. Mathilde Monnier is one of the leading figures in the French choreographic milieu. Director of the Centre chorégraphique national de Montpellier from 1994 to 2013, Mathilde Monier never ceased to give new impetus to the cultural scene with a programmation open to experimentation and novelty. As a choreographer, Mathilde Monier has explored the limits of human consciousness and questioned the link between body, space and community through personal works such as Chinoiserie or Face nord. Guided by Seydou Boro, Mathilde Monnier explores Burkina-Faso and encouters a new culture rich with a strong choreographic tradition. Witnessing the fructuous dialogue between contemprary and traditional choreographic languages, between European and Africain cultures, this documentary produced by Seydou Boro and Issa Traore invites the spectator to explore new artistic horizons, to encounter the unknown
Sia : le rêve du python = Sia, the dream of the python( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Bambara and French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this modern adaptation of a seventh-century African legend, a poverty-stricken city in Kombi is dominated by a tyrant king who, in order to bring back prosperity, is advised to sacrifice Sia, the most beautiful young virgin of the village, to a mystical snake god - but her fiancé rebels, the village becomes divided, and in the struggles which follow, characters confront issues of honor, corruption, and power
Colobane express by Khady Sylla( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Wolof and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Public vans provide the traditional and sole means of city transportation in Dakar, Senegal. In a frenzy of activity, from the outskirts to downtown, people from all walks of life (as well as fruits, vegetables, chickens, etc.) are transported daily in these public vans. [The film] opens a window on a slice of life in the busy urban metropolis, where drivers and trainees are always on the go, managing relationships, incidents and conflicts, dealing with the competition and providing an invaluable service to demanding yet loving customers"--Container
Awa : a mother in West Africa by Alexis Curtis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a single mother in Burkina Faso, who supports herself and her six children by cooking and selling rice as a street vendor. Awa narrates her own story, interspersed with interviews of her children, illustrating the economic realities faced by women in the urban areas of West Africa
Ouaga saga( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows ten children trying to achieve their goals in life while living in an improverished neighborhood
Sia : le rêve du python = the dream of the python( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Australian languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic drama set in Kombi, a poverty-stricken city dominated by a tyrant king, who in order to bring back prosperity, is advised to sacrifice Sia, the most beautiful young virgin of the village, to a mystical snake god. Her fiancé rebels, the village becomes divided, and in the struggles which follow, characters confront issues of honor, corruption, and power
Sia, le rêve du python by Dani Kouyaté( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Bambara and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic drama set in Kombi, a poverty-stricken city dominated by a tyrant king, who in order to bring back prosperity, is advised to sacrifice Sia, the most beautiful young virgin of the village, to a mystical snake god. Her fiancé rebels, the village becomes divided, and in the struggles which follow, characters confront issues of honor, corruption, and power
Drexciya( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drexciya was an underwater counry populated by the unborn children of pregnant African women thrown off of slave ships that had adapted to breath underwater in their mother's wombs."--Container
Joseph Ki-Zerbo : Identités/Identité pour l'Afrique( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with historian and politician Joseph Ki-Zerbo (with contributions from others) about African identity and globalization
Tasuma = Le feu by Sanou Kollo Daniel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tasuma: Sogo Sanou, also known as Tasuma, is a war veteran who has attempted to claim his military pension for over 50 years. When he buys a mill for his village, hoping to pay for it with his pension money, and the money doesn't arrive, he is imprisoned for failing to pay his debt. The women of the village organize to free him
Great African Films 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tasuma: Sogo Sanou, also known as Tasuma, is a war veteran who has attempted to claim his military pension for over 50 years. When he buys a mill for his village, hoping to pay for it with his pension money, and the money doesn't arrive, he is imprisoned for failing to pay his debt. The women of the village organize to free him
Keïta! l'héritage du griot = Keïta! : the heritage of the griot( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in Dyula and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A dramatization of the Sundjata Epic, one of the most important works of African oral literature. When a djéliba, a master griot or bard, arrives mysteriously at the home of Mabo Keïta to teach him "the meaning of his name," the boy and griot are inevitably brought into conflict with his Westernized mother and schoolteacher, who have rejected African tradition. The griot reveals to Mabo the story of his distant ancestor, Sundjata Keïta, the 13th century founder of the great Malian trading empire
Warbassanga( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La rencontre by Seydou Boro( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An encounter between two cultures around the Greek tragedy 'Antigone'. In 1993 Mathilde Monnier brought West African and European dancers together on stage for the first time. This encounter raised several questions. Does contemporary dance have any meaning in Africa? Is there a future for contemporary dance on a continent where dance still has so many religious and secular connotations?"--Opening sequence. Features commentary by French and Burkinabè dancers and footage of dancers in performance, not limited to the rehearsal and production of 'Pour Antigone' (choreographed by Mathilde Monnier) that frames the documentary
 
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