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The Tree of Spirits
L’arbre aux esprits

Saturday, March 10, 2012
3:30pm

FIAF, Tinker Auditorium
Presented as part of FIAF Family Saturdays

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Ages 7–10
Cilia Sawadogo, 2005. Animated. 46 min.
With the voices of Muna Mingole, Serge Djibo
In French with English subtitles

Meet Kodou and Tano in this captivating animated tale from Burkina Faso. The pair befriend Ayoka, the spirit of a baobab tree soon to be cut down, causing the spirit of the rain to disappear. Can the trio, with the help of their ancestors, save the land from destruction?

Post-Film Fun & Activities
Following the screening, there will be a twenty-minute workshop of arts & crafts inspired by the film.

 

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1 800 982 2787

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Ticket Price
FIAF Members $7
Non-Members $10

Venue
FIAF Tinker Auditorium
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Cinema programs at FIAF are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

The FIAF Winter 2012 season is sponsored by American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; the Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Institut français; the Florence Gould Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Robert de Rothschild

Image: The Tree of Spirits courtesy of Delphis Films

 

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