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"The Weekend" by Oumar Sow (2008)

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These images were filmed entirely by the students in Sinthiou Mbadane and Mbour. The narrations are their own words and voices.

Oumar Sow shares a montage of activities that he and other boys do in their spare time.


These stories inspired the internationally-acclaimed feature film TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREEThe movie comes with free educational materials correlated directly to the CCSS curricula standards for Gr 8-12, plus guided discussions for community groups and universities.