Finzan / A Dance for Heroes

In this interlocking story of two women—Manyuma, who refuses to marry her brother-in-law per tradition, and Fili, who takes a stand against female genital mutilation—rebel against the rigid definitions of womanhood in their rural Malian village. This drama makes a sustinct plea that freeing Malian women from patriarchal oppression is essential for the wellbeing of all.  

Director: Cheick Oumar Sissoko
Year: 1989
Genre: Drama
Type: Feature


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