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FilmAfrica Shorts Program 1

 
 
Sat, May 26, 2018
  • 4:30PM
  • 9:15PM
 
 
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+  Q&A with Mamadou Dia (Samedi Cinema)
 
 
 
 
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Part of Film 2018 series FilmAfrica 2018

Q&A with Mamadou Dia (Samedi Cinema)

 
Boxing Girl

Dir. Iman Djionne
2016

 

When she puts on a pair of boxing gloves, a seventeen-year-old hairdresser finds herself fighting her inner demons on a transformative odyssey across Dakar.

 
Marabout

Dir. Alassane Sy
2016, 28min

 

A detective in Dakar pursues a group of street kids after they steal from him only to uncover the dangers they face in their daily lives.

 
 
 
Samedi Cinema

Dir. Mamadou Dia
2016, 12min

 

In a small town in the north of Senegal, two young cinephiles hatch a last-ditch plan to raise the money to see a movie on the big screen of their local cinema before it closes its doors forever.

 
 
Twaaga

Dir. Cedric Ido
2013, 31min

 

Burkina Faso, 1987: a country in the throes of revolution. Manu, a young boy who loves comics, tags along with his big brother Albert. When Albert decides to undergo a magic ritual, Manu realizes there are real powers that rival even those of superheroes.

 
 
 
 
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