The Classic International Black Cinema Series - Moolaadè | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism
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(2004) Moolaadé ("magical protection") is a 2004 film by the Senegalese writer and director Ousmane Sembène. It addresses the subject of female genital mutilation, a common practice in a number of African countries, from Egypt to Nigeria. The film was a co-production between companies from several Francophone nations: Senegal, France, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Morocco, and Tunisia. It was filmed in the remote village of Djerrisso, Burkina Faso. The film argues strongly against the practice, depicting a village woman, Collé, who uses moolaadé (magical protection) to protect a group of girls. She is opposed by the villagers who believe in the necessity of female genital cutting, which they call "purification".

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Admission:Admission Details: Free with Museum Admission
Age Range:Adults (18+)
Discounts:Military, Senior Citizen, Student
Facility Amenities:ADA-compliant, Parking on site
Location:Center City (Uptown)
Payment Methods:American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Type:African-American, Film & Video
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Meeting Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Height Square Feet Banquet Capacity Theater Capacity Classroom Capacity Ushaped Capacity Exhibit Capacity Conference Capacity Reception Capacity
The Grand Lobby - - 2543.0 155 - - - - - 250
The Mezzanine - - 768.0 - - - - - - 100
The Performance Suite - - 1397.0 100 135 - - - - 150
Learning Center - - 911.0 - - 30 - - - -
The Rooftop Pavilion - - - 100 - - - - - 150
The Terrace - - - 100 - - - - - 150
The Boardroom - - - - - - - - 20 -