100% Dakar – More Than Art


by Sandra Krampelhuber


Senegal and Austria / 2015 / 62mins / Documentary / French

100% Dakar - More Than Art is a portrait about the creative arts scene in Dakar, Senegal. Dakar booms with live and this energy can also be found in the creative, artistic and cultural expressions of the city. Many young artists in Dakar have taken on the role as agents of change of their generation. 100% Dakar visits fashion designers, Hip-Hop musicians, graffiti artists, a photographer, an art blogger, dancers, and many other artists and cultural entrepreneurs.


About the Director

Sandra Krampelhuber

Sandra Krampelhuber is an Austrian cultural anthropologist. She graduated from the University of Vienna in 2002. In 2006, she directed the music documentary Queens of Sound about women in the Jamaican music industry. The film was shown at film festivals worldwide. In 2006 she also travelled to Dakar, Senegal for her first time and after many encounters with Senegalese artists and musicians, she decided to portray this thriving community in 100% Dakar, which screened at Sauti Za Busara festival (Tanzania), Kuumba Festival (Canada), Goethe Institute (Senegal) and many other festivals. Her documentary, Accra Power, co-directed with Andrea Verena Strasser, was screened at Crossing Europe Film Festival in 2016, as well as in FESPACO in Burkina Faso, and at AFRIFF in Lagos. Learn More