TALIBE – The Least Favored Children Of Senegal (TRAILER) from DEEDA PRODUCTIONS on Vimeo.

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Trailer for ‘Talibe’

A new documentary by Daniela Kon about the plight of 50,000 “Talibes” – young boys in Senegal (between 4 and 15 years old) who are forced to beg on the streets by their teachers at Koranic schools and suffer severe physical abuse and neglect. They are from poor families, that hope to give them a better in chance in life by sending them to study at these schools. Begging is the only skill they learn.
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OFFICIAL SELECTION
The United Nations Assoc. Film Festival (Stanford University 2011)
International Human Rights Film Festival -This Human World (Vienna 2011)
International Human Rights Film Festival (Barcelona 2011)
Bristol International Development Conference (Bristol 2012)

Africa World Documentary Film Festival (Cameroon, Nigeria 2012)

London International Documentary Film Festival (London 2012)

Intl. Film Festival For Peace, Inspiration, And Equality (Indonesia 2012)

Festival Cinemas D’afrique (Switzerland 2012)

Human Doc International Film Festival (Poland 2012)

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One Response to “Trailer for ‘Talibe’”

  1. [...] have a right not just to education, but to quality in their education. Daniela Kon’s film, Talibe, exposes a persistent issue with some Islamic boarding schools in Senegal, where teachers treat [...]

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