Banel & Adama
In this compelling love story set in Mali, Banel and Adama’s relationship is tested by a devastating turn of events that challenges their village’s way of life.
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Khady Mane, Mamadou Diallo, Binta Racine Sy
France-Senegal-Mali 2023. 87min
Best Friend Forever
With English subtitles
Headstrong Banel and Adama decide to leave their family compound and embark on a project to build their own love nest. When harsh weather conditions unexpectedly blight their village, Adama is forced to put building plans on hold. And with Adama’s attention now drawn elsewhere, Banel is left to contend with the dark shadows that linger from her former marriage. This this is a powerful and atmospheric debut by writer-director Ramata-Toulaye Sy.
Contains distressing scenes, animal cruelty.
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