Souleymane Cisse's film is an adaptation of an ancient orl legend from Mali. An Oedipal story mixed with magic. Set in the powerful Mali Empire of the 13th Century, Yeelen tells of the journey of Niankoro, a young warrior who must confront an evil sorcerer who is also his father. Stars Balla Moussa Keita, Issiaka Kane. In Bambara with English subtitles.