Share

Watch It

On DVD: TBD | On Blu-ray: TBD

Zan Boko

Synopsis

African filmmaker Gaston Kabore portrays the effects of urbanization on traditional village life through the story of a single farmer in his 1988 film Zan Boko. Tinga Yerbanga, a principled, dedicated farmer, resides in a small village inside Burkina Faso with his wife Nopoko and several children. The traditional, deliberately paced life of their village is disrupted when the city of Ouagadougou expands its boundaries. Soon Tinga is in conflict with his new, wealthy neighbors, who object to the close...more

Advertisement