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Tall As The Baobab Tree

Directed by Jeremy Teicher
82 mins / 2012 / Senegal, USA / Pulaar / Drama
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In a rural African village poised at the outer edge of the modern world, a teenage girl hatches a secret plan to rescue her 11 year-old-sister from an arranged marriage. (NOTE: AVAILABLE FOR FESTIVALS AND NON-THEATRICAL BOOKINGS ONLY)

Cast

Dior Ka
Oumoul Ka
Cheikh Dia
Alpha Dia
Mboural Dia
Mouhamed Diallo
Birame Ndour
Mamel Dia

Crew

Director: Jeremy Teicher
Writers: Jeremy Teicher & Alexi Pappas
Producers: Jeremy Teicher, Chris Collis
Editor: Sophie Marshall
Director of Photography: Chris Collis

Awards

Winner, Best Feature Film - Doha Giffoni Award
Winner, Best Feature Film - Rural Route Film Festival
Winner, Children's Rights Awards - Osnabrueck Film Festival
Winner, Best Screenplay - Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival

Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam
BFI London Film Festival
Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Doha Tribeca Film Festival
Montreal World Film Festival
Göteborg International Film Festival
San Francisco International Film Festival
Durban International Film Festival
Festival Des Juniors
Amnesty International Stockholm
Kosmorama Trondheim International
San Francisco International Film
Film Festical Zlin
Human Rights Watch New York City
International Film Festival of Brasilia
Rural Route Film Festival
Durban International Film Festival
Grand Cinema
Cinemas d'Afrique Lausanne
Kazan International Festival of Muslim
Calgary International Film Festival
Vancouver International Film Festival
Human Rights Watch at Beirut
Human Rights Watch at Alliance
Terre des Femmes Film Festival
Movies That Matter

Rights

Non-Theatrical and Festivals, Worldwide
Non-Exclusive Sales Rights, Worldwide
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