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Keïta! L'Héritage Du Griot


In this French-Burkina Faso children's drama, a 10-year-old Burkinabe boy finds himself faced with difficult choices when an enigmatic old "griot," a tribal wise man, suddenly comes to call. Up until then, Mabo had been living a fairly Westernized lifestyle with his comfortably middle-class family and attending a modern school during the day. The unexpected visit of the griot Djeliba creates some friction as Mabo's mother distrusts him. Mabo's father, however, decides to let the old man stay. Djeliba...more