Blanc D'Ebene


1h 28m 1992

Brief Synopsis

In 1943 a white military officer stationed in Guinea in charge of the drafting of Senegalese soldiers, comes into conflict with a young native teacher who has returned to his village--after receiving a colonial education--to become the local school principal.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ebony White, Ebony White Man, The, White Ebony
Release Date
1992
Location
Conakry, Guinea; Kankan, Guinea

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Synopsis

In 1943 a white military officer stationed in Guinea in charge of the drafting of Senegalese soldiers, comes into conflict with a young native teacher who has returned to his village--after receiving a colonial education--to become the local school principal.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ebony White, Ebony White Man, The, White Ebony
Release Date
1992
Location
Conakry, Guinea; Kankan, Guinea

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in France January 15, 1992

Feature directorial debut for actor and director Cheik Doukoure.

Began shooting January 21, 1991.

Completed shooting March 9, 1991

Shown at "2nd New York African Film Festival" April 8-24, 1994.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 22 - September 2, 1991.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 23 - May 7, 1992.

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Released in France January 15, 1992