90 min | Biography
The story of Camille Lepage, a French photojournalist who was killed at age 26 in the Central African Republic.
Director: Boris Lojkine | Stars: Nina Meurisse, Fiacre Bindala, Bruno Todeschini, Grégoire Colin
120 min | Drama, History, War
On January 2 1899, starting from the French Soudan, a french column under the commandment of the captains Voulet and Chanoine is send against the black Sultan Rabah in what is now the ... See full summary »
Director: Med Hondo | Stars: Aï Keïta, Jean-Roger Milo, Féodor Atkine, Didier Sauvegrain
52 min | Documentary
Herzog's documentary of the Wodaabe people of the Sahara/Sahel region. Particular attention is given to the tribe's spectacular courtship rituals and 'beauty pageants', where eligible young... See full summary »
Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Werner Herzog
93 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Documents the rise and fall of a cruel and despotic village chief Guimba, and his son Jangine in a fictional village in the Sahel of Mali.
Director: Cheick Oumar Sissoko | Stars: Fatoumata Coulibaly, Habib Dembélé, Lamine Diallo, Maimouna Hélène Diarra
92 min | Documentary
Far from the murderous fighting that ravages many African countries, people from diverse ethnic groups live together peacefully along the Niger river.
Director: Sylvain L'Espérance
70 min | Documentary
The story of a woman whose husband is missing and presumed dead - of her fight, and her enduring love for him and for his country.
Director: Catherine Veaux-Logeat | Star: Nadine Bari
90 min | Documentary, History, Musical
In the heart of the Nigerien Sahel, far off the beaten 'asphalt' track, thousands of Fulbe Wodaabe nomads gather every year for a gigantic ceremony named the geerewol. For seven full days ... See full summary »
Director: Sandrine Loncke | Star: Ouba Bi Hassane
65 min | Documentary
Sent to the forest to give remedial lessons to the Pygmee children, a teacher from the city of Yaounde decides to use music to bring the students back to school.
Directors: Alexandre Brecher, Sammy Hossenny
76 min | Documentary, Music
Rapper/Pan-Africanist Awadi and R&B-singer Facoly are juxtaposed with three griots. This provides an insight into contemporary Senegalese culture oscillating between tradition and modernity.
Director: Cornelia Strasser | Stars: Awadi, Didier Awadi, Fatou Coudiaby, Facoly
89 min | Documentary
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Directors: Jean Rouch, Bernard Surugue | Stars: Philippe Brunet, Lam Ibrahim Dia, Diouldé Laya, Tallou Mouzourane
Short, Drama, Romance
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Director: Momo Dione | Stars: Marie Zoumanigui, Momo Dione, Stephanie Williams, Pamela Holt
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Director: Naser Malek Motiee | Stars: Victoria, Fima, Naser Malek Motiee, Fereydoon Nariman
60 min | Documentary
A semi-fictional and semi-documentary study of the effects of irrigation on a pastoral people in Southern Mauritania and Northern Senegal commissioned by SONADER, a public agency run by Mauritania's Ministry of Rural Development.
Director: N'Gaido Ba
62 min | Documentary
Leaving your family at the age of seven, twelve, sixteen: a leap into the unknown. Taking up residence in front of a shop, in a video store, nearby a bus station. Learning how to take drugs... See full summary »
Director: Simplice Ganou
72 min | Documentary
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Directors: Mélanie Bourlet, Franck Guillemain | Stars: Mélanie Bourlet, Cira Malic Diallo, Don Aziz Diallo, Don Minelphe Diallo
26 min | Documentary
In 1989, 120,000 Mauritanians who are mostly Haalpulaar (Peul) were forced to seek asylum in Senegal. They share they journey, hope and disappointment..
Director: Cheikh Tidiane Sy