Samedi Cinema

Director: Mamadou Dia
Country: Senegal/USA
Year: 2016
Running Time: 11 min.
Language: Fulani, Wolof and French with English subtitles

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



About the Director

Mamadou Dia

Biography: Mamadou is a Senegalese director based in New York. He is completing a Master in Filmmaking at the Tisch School of the Arts (NYU). Before moving to the US he worked as a videojournalist and camera operator in Senegal for more than eight years. His short film, Contained, is based on true events that happened in Sierra Leone when he was covering the Ebola outbreak in 2014.

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Contained (2016)

Les jardins de l’espoir (2013)
Ebola, Into the Hot Zone (2014)
Contained (2016)
Samedi Cinema (2016)