Yandé Codou, The Griot of Senghor / Yandé Codou, La Griotte de Senghor

 

Director: Angèle Diabang Brener
Countries: Senegal
Year: 2008
Running Time: 52 min.
Language: Wolof / Sérère / French

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Yandé Codou Sène (80 years old) is one of the last great singers of polyphonic Sérère poetry. This film is an intimate look at a diva who has lived through the history of Senegal at the side of one of its greatest near-mythical figures, President-poet Léopold Sédar Senghor.

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