Babacar Gueye, Orlando Lopez

D.: 21’. DCP.

T. it.: Italian title. T. int.: International title. T. alt.: Alternative title. Sog.: Story. Scen.: Screenplay. F.: Cinematography. M.: Editing. Scgf.: Set Design. Mus.: Music. Int.: Cast. Prod.: Production Company. L.: Length. D.: Running Time. f/s: Frames per second. Bn.: Black e White. Col.: Color. Da: Print source

Film Notes

Newsreel of Senegal’s 16th anniversary Independence celebrations. At the Demba-Diop stadium, tens of thousands of people watch the show inspired by President Senghor’s recent trip to North Korea. Also footage of military parade, sporting initiatives and closing ceremony at the Presidential Palace. News from the world: visit to the Elysée Palace by Ivorian President Félix Houphouët-Boigny to discuss the role of Europe, but also the interference of the Soviet Union and the United States in the development of the African continent. Meeting with French Prime Minister Jacques Chirac. French patent for an anti-meningitis vaccine to combat an epidemic in Brazil.