Dolce Vita Africana

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55:13 | 2008
A documentary portrait of the African photographer Malick Sidibe, and a journey through Malian history inspired by his iconic images. Sidibe's snapshots from the late 50s through to the early 70s capture the carefree spirit of a youth asserting their freedom from colonialism in the early days of Malian independence - until a coup ushered in decades of austere military dictatorship. So this is a film not only about art, but also about a culture reflected through a camera lens, in a country that today is one of the poorest in the world.


Topics: International, Art, French Language, Africa, Independence, Dictatorship, Icon, Freedom, Closed Caption
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Kevin Fisher
Kevin Fisher
September 2, 2013
Diane P
Diane P
August 21, 2013
What a delight this film is! A creative man, whose generosity and humor are made obvious by the way he lives his life. A+