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Screen Epiphany: Ben Okri introduces Yeelen

Poet and novelist Ben Okri introduces Yeelen, a film set in the sun-baked landscapes of West Africa, which follows the relationship between a sorcerer and his son and the ensuing conflict between them. Cissé wanted to make a film in which ‘the ancient depths of African culture will surge up again,’ and here he presents a work of great beauty and mysticism – often cited as a stand-out in world cinema.
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British Film Institute
Belvedere Rd, London, SE1 8XT
Tel: 020 7928 3232