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Author Kobore, Gaston.
Title Zan Boko [videorecording] = Homeland / Gaston Kabore, director
Imprint San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1988.
 Euro-Am Rm. 108  VC 305.896 K113    LIB USE ONLY    30500500025260
Descript 1 Videocassette (94 min.) : sd. col. ; 1/2 inch.
Series Library of African cinema.
Note "A social statement, but also a moral fable, Zan Boko tells the story of modern Africa."
Credits and titles in French; dialogue in More (Mossi), with English subtitles
Editors, Andree Davanture, Marie-Jeanne Kanyala; music, Henry Guedon, Don Cherry; photography, Sekou Ouedraogo.
Joseph Nikiema (Tinga), Colette Kabore (Nopoko)
Zan boko means "the place where the placenta is buried" and symbolizes the continuity between past and present in African village societies. The film tells the story of one village swallowed up by one of Africa's large cities and the change from agrarian society to a mass media culture.
Subject Feature films -- Burkino Faso
Tales -- Burkina Faso.
Urbanization -- Africa, West -- Drama.
Africa, West -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Burkina Faso -- Social conditions -- Drama
Alt Author Kabore, Gaston, 1951-
Kabore, Colette
California Newsreel (Firm)
Alt Title Homeland
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