La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil (The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun)
Giles Nartey presents a film from Senegal released in 1999 about a girl who faces obstacles and makes her way through life.
The film is part of a series entitled "Tales of Ordinary People”
The film depicts a young disabled Senegalese girl, Sili, who on crutches, confidently makes her way through a city of obstacles, becoming the first girl to sell the “Le Soleil” national daily newspaper in the competitive world of young male newspaper vendors.
The film is part of a series entitled “Tales of Ordinary People”. It was screened as part of the International Forum of New Cinema section at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival in 1999 and as part of the New York Film Festival in 2019
Name Giles Nartey (he/him)
Department The Bartlett School of Architecture
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