Two young Ivory Coast men stand in a crowded prison with a small lantern lit.

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French Ivorian director Philippe Lacôte wanted to send a political message with his film that "poetry can come from everywhere, telling stories can come from everywhere — even from prison."

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Koné Bakary and Anzian Marcel star in "Night of the Kings," by Philippe Lacôte. 

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