GREAT AFRICAN FILMS VOL. 4 : THE PIROGUE by Moussa Toure - COLOBANE EXPRESS and THE SILENT MONOLOGUE by Khady Sylla.

Directed by Moussa Toure / Khady Sylla

Spotlight on SENEGAL with the release of a 2-DVD set : GREAT AFRICAN FILMS VOL. 4, including THE PIROGUE by Moussa Toure - COLOBANE EXPRESS and THE SILENT MONOLOGUE by Khady Sylla.

Release date : Feb 3th, 2015


THE PIROGUE by Moussa Toure

In Moussa Toure's powerful epic fiction film, a group of 30 men and a woman sail to Europe in a pirogue, facing the sea - and the possibility of never reaching their destination, in exchange for the myth of a better life in Europe.
Length: 87 minutes
 
COLOBANE EXPRESS by Khady Sylla
Public vans provide the traditional and sole means of city transportation in Dakar, Senegal. In a frenzy of activity, from the outskirts to downtown, people from all walks of life as well as fruits, vegetables, chickens, etc. are transported daily in these public vans. Colobane 
Length: 52 mins
 
THE SILENT MONOLOGUE by Khady Sylla
In a voice-over, we hear the thoughts of Amy, a girl from a rural area of Senegal who works as a domestic for a well-to-do family in Dakar. 
Length: 48 mins
 

US Distributor : Armattan Productions

 
 
 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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