student films from the documentary master's degree in st-louis du senegal
Benen guiss guiss (Another look)
Directed by Oliver Téko Tanzafo (Cameroon) - 2017, 20 minutes
Directed by Mireille Niyonsaba (Senegal) - 2017, 26 minutes
Pulaagu, chronicle of an uprooted Fulani
Directed by Oumar Ba (Senegal) - 2017, 30 minutes
Directed by Ousemane Samassékou (Mali) - 2017, 26 minutes
Sunu Biir (Ourselves)
Directed by Yannick N'Tifafa Glikou (Togo) - 2017, 20 minutes
“The Aminata Mbaye Center in Saint-Louis welcomes children with Down's syndrome and autism. I immerse myself in the center and in the lives of these children to see how they build an imagination and a social life through all the activities they carry out. As time passes, I realize that it is the gaze that has to change for their place in society to change. ”
None tubipfe! (My identity)
Directed by Mirabelle Bandzouzi-Kifouani
(Burundi) - 2017, 20 minutes
Ousmane is 40 years old. He is a paraplegic and a tourist guide on his horse-drawn carriage in Saint-Louis, Senegal. Despite the decline in tourist activity, he is keen to make his dream come true: to go to Europe!
72-year-old Kane Balla lives in Saint-Louis. He has a farm in the Sanar district, near the Gaston Berger University. In this farm, he conducts experiments in the field of agriculture and fish farming in the hope of contributing his stone to the building of an independent Africa.
The Horse, Malick and Me
Directed by Abdellahi Dia (Mauritania) - 2016, 26 minutes
The third void
Directed by Eddy Munyaneza (Burundi) - 2016, 26 minutes
Directed by Hawa Aliou N'Diaye (Mali) - 2016, 8 minutes
My father spent his entire retreat within the four walls of the mosque. He has moved away from the family. I rarely saw him at home. His absence disturbed my childhood. Today he's gone, but I feel like his spirit haunts me everywhere I go. I see it in every old man I meet. Is it due because he was absent that his spirit is present? How to build this woman's life?
Directed by Chantal GM Durpoix (Senegal) - 2016, 20 minutes
“Talaatay Nder” means in Wolof “Tuesday of Nder”. On Tuesday March 7, 1820, the women of Nder, a village of Linguères (queens) of the rich province of Walo took up arms to fight against the oppressor. To escape slavery, they set themselves on fire, thereby asserting their freedom and dignity. A poetic tribute to the women of Nder which is woven into this story and updates it with their heritage which is passed down through the generations.
Ousmane Camara, a memory of Saint-Louis
Directed by Sékou Oumar Sidibé (Burkina) - 2016, 18 minutes
Ousmane Camara, born in 1917 in Saint-Louis, Senegal, talks about his experience in this city which is closely linked to him. From her childhood, going back through her school and professional background, Camara shows her love for teaching.
Collective film (Senegal) - 2015, 48 minutes
In Saint-Louis in Senegal, widowhood is a fairly complex sphere of life where the protagonists live and share this void differently. Practicing various trades, they fill this absence through places, objects full of meaning and memory. To seize this void, we go to the discovery of the experience of the ordeal of the mourning of our characters in a reconstruction where they make us relive this feeling of anguish. Ismaila, Cravalho, N'dèye Coura, Mme Laam, Djénéba all lost their spouse. For them, life came to a halt. Somehow, in their everyday life, they set out to overcome this ordeal.
A test of endurance
Directed by Abdel Kader Ndiaye (Senegal) - 2015, 23 minutes
Directed by Annael Grâal Biampandou (Congo) - 2015, 26 minutes
On the banks of the Barbary Tongue in Guet Ndar, between river and ocean, Father Mbaye, master carpenter, practices the construction of canoes. A precise and dangerous profession and know-how which has been passed on for generations. Knowing transmitted plunges us into the construction of a canoe where Sène Mbaye, a future 9-year-old carpenter follows his father's teaching. An occasion through which family ties are woven and consolidated through signs, codes, gestures, the words of teacher-student, father-son.
The Metal Cart
Directed by Ata Messan Koffi (Senegal) - 2015, 27 minutes
Saint-Louis, Senegal. Meissa Fall is a man with a destiny linked to metal, a true mechanical creative genius, who recycles bicycles into works of art, loaded with meaning and symbols. In a psycho-spiritual relationship with metal, Meissa leads us through it in an experience of image and sound, in a journey into the imagination of masks.
Once upon a time there was a Ngemb
Directed by Carolle Adriana Ahodekon (Senegal) - 2015, 18 minutes
Formerly, a seasonal activity practiced at the end of the harvest, traditional Senegalese wrestling has over time evolved into a kind of business, since the introduction of wrestling with strikes with its share of drifts. This film is a story of the struggle, from its origins to its present with its appearances of modernity. A foray into a world of mysticism, body energy, in all its cultural and folkloric dimension.
Damu, deep feeling
Directed by Hama Yalcouye (Mali) - 2015, 26 minutes
How to mourn
Directed by Allamine Kader (Chad) - 2014, 26 minutes
Journey to Hope
Directed by Thierno Souleymane Diallo (Guinea) - 2013, 26 minutes
In 1958, Guinea said “No” to France. Its people have been waiting for a better tomorrow for fifty-five years. In Saint-Louis of Senegal, in a car, on these roads which tend towards infinity, by stopping at a bus station, at the train station, at the airport ... I am looking for the path that leads to hope . I revisit the past of my country through the speeches of various politicians. Questioning the present with the daily life of a Guinean exile Sadou Barry who thinks he has found hope in the cultivation of onions ...
Directed by Charlotte Greneche (France, Senegal) - 2013, 26 minutes
Having the future read in cowries is a common thing in Senegal. After having used it, we dive back into real life, to see how the predilections are realized.
On the shore
Directed by Mariama Sy (Senegal) - 2013, 26 minutes
Directed by Amina Weira (Niger) - 2013, 26 minutes
Directed by Rosalie Bessini (Cameroon, Senegal) - 2012, 26 minutes
Touch of life
Directed by Elzévie Pascale Touloulou Moundélé (Congo) - 2012, 22 minutes
At over thirty years old, I take stock and I see that the world is a gigantic prison, made up of constraints. Men are therefore the inmates of this prison. They live the routine day by day. I walk the streets of Saint-Louis in Senegal, to bring out everyone's experience.
Takkaay, our jewelry
Directed by Bintou Fanta Coly (Mali) - 2012, 14 minutes
Aïda the butcher
Directed by Rakia Laminou Kader (Niger, Senegal) - 2011, 14 minutes
One people, one bus, one faith
Directed by Simplice Ganou (Burkina Faso, Senegal) - 2010, 33 minutes
Faidherbe and Mame Coumba
Directed by Ndeye Soukeynatou Diop (Senegal) - 2010, 30 minutes
The great arm of the St. Louis river, inhabited by the genius Mame Coumba Bang and her family, has carried the Faidherbe Bridge for 112 years, forming with it the emblem of the city. This bridge is now in ruins. It no longer guarantees safety in its crossing, which explains the presence of the Faidherbe Bridge rehabilitation site and this new bridge which is being born next to the old one.
Saint-Louis 350 avenue destroy
Directed by Bilaly Konaté (Mali) - 2010, 17 minutes
Through, the story of a cataloging work of a museum object, he tells the story of a poor preservation of memory in a city only 350 years old and thus poses the whole question of the rebirth of peoples. without memory.
The price of blood
Directed by Anne Elisabeth Ngo Minka (Cameroon) - 2010, 26 minutes
For not having bled the first time I had sex, my boyfriend accused me at the time of lying to him by telling him that I was a virgin. My film questions a concept, or rather an abstraction: virginity! How is it perceived? To represent it, I use symbols and voices… And because this question is at the center of several religions, I question Islam and Catholicism, but also tradition and the scientific point of view. ” (Anne Elisabeth Ngo Minka)
Face to face
Directed by Mame Woury Thioubou (Senegal) - 2009, 16 minutes
All my childhood I suffered from my physical appearance. Others thought I was ugly and told me so. Also, Saint-Louis has always crystallized my childhood dreams. Today that I am in this city of charm, beauty and elegance, I put my camera down. It is to question the beauty of women.
Directed by Ndeye Souna Dieye (Senegal) - 2009, 17 minutes
This film documents the life and survival strategies developed here at home by a mass of the population. He shares this constant battle for survival through the practice of small activities in which people find day to day some means of subsistence. Small activities certainly, not requiring a certain level of education, but by which, people fight to live and to support others. In short, a way out of poverty with dignity.
Our capital bread
Directed by El Hadj Sani Magori (Niger) - 2008, 13 minutes
In the streets of Saint-Louis in Senegal, Sani Elhadj Magori, a Master 2 student at Gaston Berger University, focuses on filming the food chain that revolves around bread, from its manufacture to the black market that irrigates begging networks.
Do you eat the rice of the valley?
Directed by Mamounata Nikiema (Burkina Faso) - 2008, 10 minutes
In the culinary and food tradition of Senegal, rice occupies a central place. But the rice that the Senegalese eat comes from elsewhere. Mamounata Nikiema, by filming the stages of this consumption, is doing documentary work on the issue of food self-sufficiency.
The city's protective genius
Directed by Laurentine Bayala (Burkina Faso) - 2008, 7 minutes