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35mm print. With Dieye Ma Dieye. This funny and poignant tale is about a poor and eccentric musician who buys a lottery ticket that he sticks to the door of his humble abode, to be sure not to lose it. He wins the jackpot, but the ticket is stuck to the door, so he must go through the city with the door on his back.

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Le Petite Vendeuse de Soleil (The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun)

Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty. 1999. 45 mins. 35mm. With Lissa Balera. In the Dakar streets, a little girl on crutches begs for alms. After she is jostled by the street boys who have a monopoly on the sale of the newspaper the Sun, she is determined to become a paper seller too.

Free with Museum admission.