For our second-ever Reel Repas movie and food event, we’re proud to present the Dakar premiere of Christopher Kirkley’s Tamashek Purple-Rain homage Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai, which translates as “Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red In It.” The first feature film ever shot in Tamashek, the movie stars Tuareg guitar prodigy Mdou Moctar.
The Atlantic says:
Gorgeously shot and, despite the largely amateur cast, surprisingly well-acted. Moctar’s performance might be more muted than the notoriously flamboyant Purple One’s, but he is nonetheless a commanding presence on screen, particularly when he has a guitar in hand. Still, there is a charming, ragtag quality to the film, an impression that’s crystallized in its fumbling, long-winded title.
On Tuesday, April 17, we’ll be serving our magic assortment of appetizers and desserts to complement the movie, along with a themed cocktail. Space is limited, so RSVP now to reserve your spot! See the flier for details.