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The Cooper Gallery Cinema Series Presents: Guelwaar

  • The Cooper Gallery 102 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, MA, 02138 United States (map)

Our film on Friday 4/20 for our Cinema Series for ReSignifications is Guelwaar (1992). As funeral preparations begin for Pierre Henri "Guelwaar" Thioune (Thierno Ndiaye), rumor spreads that his death may have been an assassination in retaliation for his radical political beliefs and constant criticism of the current regime. When the heroic Guelwaar's cadaver is stolen, Detective Gora (Omar Seck) begrudgingly investigates. he discovers that Guelwaar was a complicated man guilty of his own share of sins.