Sembène – The Film & Art Festival Presents
The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun
Saturday, June 29th
The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil) is a luminous portrait of Sili—a twelve year old paraplegic girl in Dakar.
“A masterpiece of understated humanity” – The New York Times
Against the wishes of street boys, Sili is determined to be a street vendor of “Le Soleil,” the national newspaper of Senegal. It is at once a tribute to the indomitable spirit of the street children of Dakar and to the individual’s capability for transforming her situation.
This film will be presented in Wolof with English subtitles. Run time: 49 minutes.alphabet city, city of asylum, film