Karmen Gei

Joseph Gaï Ramaka’s Karmen Geï (2001, 90 mins) "The New Orleans Afrikan Film and Arts Festival at Cafe Istanbul"
July 13 at 7:00 PM
Tickets: 
$5

An adaptation of the Georges Bizet opera Carmen, set in contemporary Senegal, with a bold jazz score by David Murray, has been screened at Cannes, Sundance, and the Los Angeles Film Festival where it won the Best Feature Award. Love and freedom in the magical and chaotic urbanity of an African city.