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(B. in 1954
Director: Born in Bamako in 1954, Assane Kouyaté is gratuated in French Language and Literature, and studied at the University of Moscow (VGIK). After a lot of short films, documentaries and fictions, he directed his first feature film, Kabala
in 2002 which tells the story of a Mandé village whose well dries up. Kabala won both the award for best screenplay
and the Special Jury Prize
at the pan-African Festival of Cinema and Television at Ouagadougou.
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