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Monday, June 16 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Ya Wooto (World Premiere) - Northside DIY Film Competition Feature LIMITED

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Ya Wooto (World Premiere) - Northside DIY Film Competition Feature

Directed by Jenny Cartwright

68min/2014/Burkina Faso and Canada/French and Mooré with English subtitles

Sylvain did not complete grade school. That is why he dreams of getting his driver's license. With a driver's license in hand, Sylvain could drive merchandise trucks, a job which would allow him to find a wife and start a family. In Burkina Faso, you are not really an adult until you are married.

 

Meanwhile, he works seven days a week serving beers in one of Ouagadougou's thousands of "buvettes". Work is home for him: he sleeps in the backroom and is fed every day. He saves 100% of the 20$ he makes in a month in order to reach his goal.

 

 

In a year's time and with God's help he will have saved up enough cash to start his driving lessons.

 

Q&A with director Jenny Cartwright

https://yawoooto.eventbrite.com


Monday June 16, 2014 7:30pm - 9:30pm PDT
Videology 308 Bedford Avenue #1, Brooklyn, NY, 11211
  Film
  • Venue GPS Latitude 40.714232
  • Venue GPS Longitude -73.961831

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