Senegal/USA, 2016, 11 min
Samedi cinema Trailer from mamadou dia on Vimeo.
In a small town in the north of Senegal, two young avid cinephiles Baba and Sembene are desperate to see a movie on the big screen of their local cinema before it closes its door forever.
- Director Bio
- Festivals And Awards
Mamadou Dia is a Senegalese director currently based in New York where he is completing his MFA at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. His stories are rooted in daily intimate realities inspired from his life growing up in Senegal and traveling across the continent. His shorts have been selected to international festivals such as the African Film.
CH Cinema Network Prize – Fribourg IFF 2017. TIFF, Toronto 2016. La Biennale di Venezia 2016. IFF Rotterdam 2017. Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid 2016.
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