Tag Archives: Wolof

Hyenas
7.4

Hyenas

Sep. 18, 1992

Hyenas

After being kicked out of her African village three decades earlier for getting pregnant out of wedlock, Linguere (Ami Diakhate) has returned ...
Tauw
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Tauw

Jan. 02, 1970

Tauw

A young unemployed man fends off accusations of laziness and makes a home for his pregnant girlfriend who has been rejected by her family. ...
Touki Bouki
7.1

Touki Bouki

Jul. 01, 1973

Touki Bouki

A cowherd with a skull-mounted motorcycle and a university student meet in Dakar; put off by life in Senegal, they plan to make money in Paris. ...
Atlantics
6.7

Atlantics

Oct. 02, 2019

Atlantics

Along the Atlantic coast, a soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleiman, a young ...
Emitaï
7.1

Emitaï

Jul. 20, 1971

Emitaï

As World War II is going on in Europe, a conflict arises between the French and the Diola-speaking tribe of Africa, prompting the village women ...
Atlantiques
6.3

Atlantiques

Jun. 13, 2009

Atlantiques

Short lo-fi film set in Senegal. Mostly focussing on a group of Senegalese youths, discussing their hopes and fears concerning the crossing of ...
A Thousand Suns
7.4

A Thousand Suns

Jul. 06, 2013

A Thousand Suns

In 1972, Djibril Diop Mambety shoots “Touki Bouki.” Mory and Anta are in love. Two young lovers share the same dream: to leave Dakar ...
Mandabi
7.2

Mandabi

Nov. 27, 1968

Mandabi

A money order from a relative in Paris throws the life of a Senegalese family man out of order. He deals with corruption, greed, problematic ...
Trésors des poubelles
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Trésors des poubelles

Jan. 02, 1989

Trésors des poubelles

In Africa, small jobs survive as resistance to the invasion of consumer goods. In compiling five shorts directed by the Senegalese documentary ...
Ceddo
6.8

Ceddo

Jun. 01, 1977

Ceddo

When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap his daughter, Princess Dior Yacine, to protest their forcible conversion to Islam. ...
At the Entrance of the Night
5.6

At the Entrance of the Night

Two Senegalese men walk through a forest in Morocco at night. As they try to find a passageway to the north, they talk about a strange dream. Two ...