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3.8
147 Ratings

Tall as the Baobab Tree

Grand comme le Baobab

Directed by Jeremy Teicher
Senegal, 2013
Documentary

Synopsis

Coumba and her sister Debo are the first to leave their family’s remote African village to attend school in the bustling city. But when an accident suddenly threatens their family’s survival, their father decides to sell 11-year-old Debo into an arranged marriage.

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Tall as the Baobab Tree Directed by Jeremy Teicher

Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2013

San Francisco International Film Festival

2013

Vancouver International Film Festival

2013

Montréal World Film Festival

2012

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