Little Senegal

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2001
  • Running time: 97 min
After many years as a tour guide in the slave museum in Senegal , Alloune, 65, a widower living alone, decides to go to America in search of his ancestors who were taken away from his village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World . read more
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After many years as a tour guide in the slave museum in Senegal , Alloune, 65, a widower living alone, decides to go to America in search of his ancestors who were taken away from his village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World . From Charleston to Little Senegal in New York , he searches for his relatives and also for an ideal vision of an African family. He soon discovers the tensions between the African and the African-American communities embodied by his nephew Hassan, a cab driver, his girlfriend Biram, an African with modern views on love and marriage and Ida, an older woman faced with seeing her pregnant grand-daughter destroyed by hard life on the street.

Original Release

04/18/2001

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