GOD’S GIFT / GESCHENK GOTTES / WÊND KÛUNI

GOD’S GIFT / GESCHENK GOTTES / WÊND KÛUNI

Burkina Faso 1982, D: Gaston Kaboré, 75 min.
feature film, original with subtitles and German voice-over translation, recommended for 10 +
LUCAS 1983

God’s Gift takes the viewer into an unknown world, and tells the story of a mute boy who is taken into a village community. He’s given the name Wênd Kûuni, meaning God’s gift. When he finds a dead body, he awakens from his numbness, remembers how to speak, and recollects his story.

scheduled for 2018