Samba le Grand (Niger: 1977)

Director

Moustapha Alassane

Credits

Directed and Produced by Moustapha Alassane

Synopsis

Samba le Grand is an animated puppet show that tells the story of a legendary hero who asks a dazzlingly beautiful princess for her hand in marriage. She imposes several tests from which he emerges victorious, but only death can unite the two lovers in the end.

Academic Articles: 

Niang, Sada. Nationalist African Cinema: Legacy and Transformations. Plymouth: Lexington, 2014. 94-8. Print.