Finye (The Wind)
- 100 min
- Directed by: Souleymane Cissé
- Written by: Souleymane Cissé
- Cast: Fousseyni Sissoko
- Language: Bambara
Social satire tackling the generation gap in post-colonial West Africa. The rebellious daughter of a provincial military governor falls in love with a fellow university student, the descendant of one of Mali's chiefs of an earlier age, to the dismay of both their families. A mix of politics, romance and social commentary. Followed by a panel discussion on the links between the African oral storytelling tradition and African film as a contemporary medium of telling stories.
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