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Bamako chicken

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Street food in motion: a chicken’s journey from coop to plate in Bamako, Mali

From market to street food stall, director Habib Yazdi’s Bamako Chicken follows a day in the life of a boy from Mali’s capital city as he buys, cooks and sells chickens to support his family.

Director: Habib Yazdi

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