Brixton Community Cinema presents the recently restored version of THE LITTLE GIRL WHO SOLD THE SUN for International Day of People with Disabilities at Brixton Village (02 DEC every hour, on the hour 17:00 to 21:00).
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- THE LITTLE GIRL WHO SOLD THE SUN aka La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil d. Djibril Diop Mambéty, 1999 presented by Brixton Community Cinema for International Day of People with Disabilities at Brixton Village (02 DEC 17:00-21:00 / repeats every hour).
THE LITTLE GIRL WHO SOLD THE SUN is the story of Sili Lam, a twelve year old paraplegic who becomes the first girl to sell a daily newspaper in the competitive world of young male newspaper vendors. She takes on a policeman whom she accuses of shaking her down as well as the boys who taunt her. When some boys take her newspapers and crutches, and her friend asks her “What next?” she triumphantly responds, “We continue”.
The scenes – moving, satiric and comic – are expertly played by non-professional actors to a score by acclaimed musician Wasis Diop.
Screening on Friday 02 DEC at Brixton Village every hour, on the hour, beginning at 17:00, with the final screening starting at 21:00. Booking now – donations requested!
THE LITTLE GIRL WHO SOLD THE SUN aka La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil d. Djibril Diop Mambéty, 1999 presented by Brixton Community Cinema for International Day of People with Disabilities at Brixton Village (02 DEC 17:00-21:00 / repeats every hour).
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