"An Important Man in My Village" by Amady Ba (2010)
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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.
Amady Ba's goal for the future is to become an important man in his village and to study engineering.
These stories inspired the internationally-acclaimed feature film TALL AS THE BAOBAB TREE. The 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.