Skirt Power

TitleSkirt Power
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsDrabo, Adama
Running Time102 min
Date Released4 March 1997
DistributorCalifornia Newsreel
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageKaado and Bambara
Abstract

Inspired by the role of women in the Mali Civil War, this film focuses on the reversal of gender roles when a group of women find a mystical mask. Although a comedy, Skirt Power offers a powerful commentary on the status of women in patriarchal African societies.

Cast

Fanta Berete

Dumu Berté

Yamadou Cissé

Fanta Coulibary

Kani Coulibary

Maimouna Hélène Diarra

Credits

directed by Adama Drabo

Genre

Comedy, Drama

Original PublicationTaafe Fanga
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