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Mostra de Cinemas Africanos 2018



Tue, Nov 27, 2018

Circuito Saladearte Cinema do Museu
Av. Sete de Setembro, 2195 - Vitória
Salvador, BA 40080-001

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AFF will collaborate with Mostra de Cinemas Africanos in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on an exciting program of short films screened at the 25th NYAFF, including Boxing Girl by Iman Djionne, Samedi Cinema by Mamadou Dia, Marabout by Alassane Sy and Twaaga by Cedric Ido.


Boxing Girl

Iman Djionne / Senegal / 2016 / 26mins

Boxing Girl is a coming-of-age tale about a bored 17-year-old hairdresser who finds red boxing gloves after getting hit by a motorbike in Dakar. As soon as she puts them on, she gets mysteriously carried all over the city.

Samedi Cinema

Mamadou Dia / Senegal and USA / 2016 / 11mins

Two young Senegalese boys’ friendship is tested after they are determined to see one last film at the town movie theater before it closes.

Twaaga / Invincible

Cedric Ido / France / 2013 / 30mins

Burkina Faso in 1985 is 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 to rival even those of superheroes.


Alassane Sy / Senegal / 2016 / 18mins

Marabout is the story of a police detective in Dakar who pursues a group of street kids after they steal from him, only to learn about the dangers they are exposed to in their daily lives.