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Summary: With an avant-garde sensibility and a stunning mix of the surreal and the naturalistic, Djibril Diop Mambťy paints a fractured portrait of the disenchantment of postindependence Senegal in the early 1970s in his feature debut.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TOU

Contents: Mariama / Fangóól (4:35) -- Africa / Orchestre G.M.I.:Groupement Mobil d'Intervention (6:51) -- Thiely / Orchestre Bawobab (4:59) -- Bour siné / Le Saourouba de Louga (3:47) -- Viva marvillas / King N'Gam et Les Perles Noires (5:34) -- Massani cissé / Orchestre Laye Thiam (5:48) -- El carretero / Amara Touré et Le Star Band de Dakar (5:22) -- Niko Medina : tropical jazz (4:40) -- Kokorico /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN SEN

Summary: After jobless Ibrahima Dieng receives a money order for 25,000 francs from a nephew who works in Paris, news of his windfall quickly spreads among his neighbors, who flock to him for loans even as he finds his attempts to cash the order stymied in a maze of bureaucracy, and new troubles rain down on his head. An adaptation of a novella by the director himself is a bitterly ironic depiction of a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: Ousmane Semb̀ne was a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout who became the self-taught father of African cinema who fought enormous odds to return African stories to Africa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SEM

Bjorklund, Ruth

Summary: Jutting westward into the Atlantic Ocean, Senegal is continental Africas westernmost country. Readers will cross the dry desert sands of the Sahara, walk the streets of Dakar, and make their way through dense tropical rainforests as they explore this amazing country and learn about its history, government, and economy. They will also learn about life in Senegal, from what the average school day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, An Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 966.3 BJO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Lô, Cheikh.

Contents: Sou (3:03) -- Lamp fall (4:32) -- Xalé (4:12) -- Kelle magni (4:08) -- Sénégal-Brésil (4:24) -- Sante yalla (4:36) -- Toogayu m'bedd (3:58) -- N'galula (3:49) -- Sama kaani xeen̄ (4:29) -- Bambo mô woor (3:48) -- Fattaliku dëmb (3:09) -- Kelle magni (encore) (4:00) -- Zikroulah (2:43).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: World Circuit 2005

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN Lo

Contents: Foulo -- Fayinkounko -- Natalia -- Magnokouto -- Mariama -- Woulinewa -- Sey -- Caravana -- Douga -- Alekouma.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ORC

Bush, Keisha

Summary: "Marabout Ahmed, is a highly regarded Koranic teacher who runs a religious school for young boys in the capital city where Ibrahimah is sent to join his cousin Etienne to study for a year--the local custom for many families. Six-year-old Ibrahimah loves swiping pastries from his mother's kitchen, harvesting green beans with his father, and racing down to the beach after the mosque in search of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BUS

Summary: A now-rich woman returns to her poor desert hometown to propose a deal to the populace: her fortune, in exchange for the death of the man who years earlier abandoned her and left her with his child. A film of sinister, mocking laughter, and a biting satire of a contemporary Senegal whose post-colonial dreams are faced with erosion by western materialism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN HYE

Summary: In this 80-minute documentary, three 10-year old children leave their native countries to participate in one of the Islamic world's most famous competitions, a test of memory and recitation known as The International Holy Koran Competition. As the competition reaches its climax, Koran By Heart offers a compelling and nuanced glimpse into some of the pressures faced by the next generation of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KOR

Summary: In a fictional African country, a rich, self-made businessman and member of the post-colonial ruling elite takes on a third wife to show the world his wealth, only to be stricken by a curse resulting in impotency. His efforts at getting cured lead to disasterous yet comical results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Films 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN XAL

Kane, Nuru.

Contents: Toub (3:24) -- Niane (2:55) -- Colère (6:23) -- Talibe (4:26) -- Diarama (4:48) -- Gorée (5:10) -- Bamba (4:28) -- Çigil (5:37) -- Cheikh anta (4:13) -- Nabi (4:49) -- Djoloff, djoloff (4:18) -- Mariama (3:31) -- Mami (8:02).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverboat Records 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN KAN

Maal, Baaba.

Contents: Souka nayo (I will follow you) -- Africans unite (Yolela) / (duet with Luciano) -- Mbolo -- Cherie -- Fanta -- Guelel -- Douwayra -- Iawa -- Yiriyaro (percussion storm) -- Koni -- Lam lam.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Records/Palm Pictures 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN MAA

Orchestra Baobab

Contents: Mouhamadou Bamba (6:34) -- Boulmamine (5:54) -- Ndiawolou (6:35) -- Doomou baaya (6:38) -- Gnawou (6:31) -- Bon bon I (4:08) -- Autorail (6:59) -- Sou sedhiou (6:14) -- Ndiambaane (9:05) -- Sibou odia (13:41).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterns Africa 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN Orche

Summary: Touki bouki: "A vivid, fractured portrait of Senegal in the early 1970s. ... two young lovers long to leave Dakar for the glamour and comforts of France, but their escape plan is beset by complications both concrete and mystical"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2013

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAR

Diop, Aby Ngana.

Contents: Dieuleul-dieuleul -- Ndame -- Yaye penda mbaye -- Liital -- Sapaly -- Ndadje.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Awesome Tapes From Africa 2014

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN DIO

Lô, Cheikh.

Contents: Boul di tagale (6:07) -- Né la thiass (4:25) -- Ndogal (5:24) -- Doxandeme (6:04) -- Sant Maam (4:46) -- Set (5:26) -- Cheikh Ibra Fall (4:30) -- Bamba sunu goorgui (4:52) -- Guiss guiss (4:36).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nonesuch 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN LO

Streissguth, Thomas

Summary: Presents a photographic introduction to the land, history, government, economy, people, and culture of the African country of Senegal.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 966.3 Streissguth 2009

N'Dour, Youssou.

Contents: Tan bi (Heat, breeze, tenderness) -- Moor ndaje (Mr. everywhere) -- Li ma weesu (As in a mirror) -- Genné (For those displaced) -- La femme est l'avenir de l'amour (Women are the future of love) -- Mbëggéél noonu la (Because love's like that) -- Il n'y a pas d'amour huereux (There is no happy love) -- Sagal ko (Honor her) -- C'est l'amour (It's love) -- Doole (Show your true mettle) -- So many...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nonesuch 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN NDO

Orchestra Baobab

Contents: El son de llama -- On verra ça -- Tante Marie -- Africa -- El fuego -- Sibam -- Wane ma maguiss -- Thioisanne -- Mi son -- Digon gama.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ledoux Records/Mélodie Distribution 1992

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN Orche

Contents: Absa gueye (5:20) -- Jalo (6:24) -- Thiapathioly (11:56) -- Diokhama say ne ne (5:48) -- Lay suma lay (4:29) -- Walo (6:24) -- Yalaye dogal (6:05) -- Youssou (7:42) -- Alboury (6:27) -- Independence (6:27) -- Wadiour (5:23).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: World Music Network 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ROU

Summary: View all 10 short films nominated for the 79th annual Academy Award. Includes the live action short winner and the animated short winner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SHO

Maal, Baaba

Contents: Hamady boiro (4:32) -- Daande lenol (5:43) -- Lem gi (7:12) -- Ndelorel (4:00) -- Yela (4:37) -- Toro (2:31) -- Daniibe (7:58) -- Olel (5:55) -- Sy sawande (5:27) -- Hamady bogle (4:33)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Records 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN MAA

Royal Band De Thies.

Contents: Cherie Coco -- Kouye Magana -- Ma Kodou Deguene -- Dagath -- Doudhane -- Mariama -- Gossar -- Korolober -- Sama Yaye Boye -- Hommage à Mbaye Fall -- Righie Righie.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teranga Beat 2012

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ROY

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