Après l’océan Screens at the New York African Film Festival on April 9th, 2010

In a Spanish port, Shad sells crack and Otho drives a cab without a license. Both dream of one day returning to their Ivory Coast homeland as triumphant benefactors and heroes. But a police raid separates their fates. Otho, deported, returns empty-handed. Shad runs from the authorities, and, in England, Shad comes across Tango, a “white and a white little sister” with whom he pursues his conquest of Europe. After wanderings and misadventures, he returns home apparently successful. But the day of the big wedding to his Ivorian fiancée, a duel with Otho breaks out.

Beyond the Ocean
Après l’océan
Eliane de Latour, 2008, France/Ivory Coast; 106m

Purchase your tickets at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Ladybrille Magazine

Founded in 2007, Ladybrille® Magazine is a California based pioneer digital publication demystifying the image of Africans in the west through contemporary African fashion and celebrating the brilliant woman in business and leadership, with an emphasis on the African woman in the diaspora. Our coverage includes stories on capital, access to markets, expertise, hiring and retention, sales, marketing, and promotions.

You may also like...