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SSHS Film Forum Presents “The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun”

The Saratoga Springs high school film forum is holding a virtual screening of the 1999 Senegalese film La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil (The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun) with a foreword from Hédi Jaouad, a Professor of French at Skidmore College. The screening is available on-demand via a Google Drive folder and free to all SSHS students.

To access the film and foreword, follow this link.

Sili, played by Senegalese actress Lissa Balera, wanders around her neighborhood to sell copies of Le Soleil, a government newspaper. Still from Djibril Diop Mambéty’s “La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil.”




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