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CEDDO

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Directed by Ousmane Sembène
Senegal, 1977
Drama

Synopsis

The Ceddo try to preserve their traditional African culture against the onslaught of Islam, Christianity, and the slave trade. When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap his daughter, Princess Dior Yacine, to protest their forcible conversion to Islam.

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Synopsis

The Ceddo try to preserve their traditional African culture against the onslaught of Islam, Christianity, and the slave trade. When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap his daughter, Princess Dior Yacine, to protest their forcible conversion to Islam.

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CeddoDirected byOusmane Sembène

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1977 | Directors' Fortnight
Berlin International Film Festival
1977 | Winner: Interfilm Award (Forum of New Cinema)

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