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Film Screening

Palouse French Film Festival — Twist à Bamako

Off Campus
Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre  | 508 S. Main Street  -  Moscow, Idaho
Tickets $5 per film or $12 for a festival pass; free admission for students Learn more

About the event

This is the final film of the festival!

Twist à Bamako  /  Dancing the Twist in Bamako
Directed by Robert Guédiguian
Drama/romance – 129 mins. (2021)

Mali, 1962. The youth of Bamako dance the twist to rock and roll music newly imported from the West and dream of political renewal. Samba, a young socialist, falls for spirited Lara during one of his missions to the bush. To escape her forced marriage, she secretly flees with him to the city. But Lara’s husband won’t let them be and the Revolution soon brings painful challenges as they dream of a future together. – Rotten Tomatoes

Closing reception at 6:30; film starts at 7.