Redefinition

Director: Leslie Tô
Country: Burkina Faso / USA
Year: 2006
Running Time: 4 min.
Language: English

A young first-generation African girl’s world is disrupted by a unique exchange between herself, her friends and an old African immigrant.

About the Director

Leslie Tô

Biography: A Burkinabé-American filmmaker based in New York, Leslie Tô’s first short film, Redefinition, was shot in Harlem and addresses the universal issue of cultural hybridity with a particular focus on the experience of the African Diaspora. She has since made two other short films which are being used with Redefinition to form a compilation called “What Does the Beginning of Pan-Africanism Feel Like?” She currently works in Cultural Acquisitions for Link TV, a non-commercial satellite television station that features a mixture of documentaries, international news, and cultural programs from around the world.

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Redefinition (2007).

Filmography:
Redefinition (2006).