Thu 08 Nov | 19:00 | Bernie Grants Arts Centre* BOOK NOW
Dir. Idil Ibrahim
Senegal. 2018. 24 mins. Wolof and French with English Subtitles.
Alassane Sy (Restless City, Mediterranea) gives and incredibly compelling performance as Sega a young Senegalese man navigating loss and disappointment when his efforts to reach Europe fail and he is thrust back into life in Dakar.
Screening with DELTAS, BACK TO SHORES
*Alassane Sy (SEGA) will introduce the screening.
With the kind support of Karma Cola
Idil Ibrahim is an award winning filmmaker based in New York but working worldwide. Idil has worked on and produced film projects that have gone on to screen at the top international film festivals such as the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Toronto International Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, Cinéma du Réel in Paris, and Sundance Film Festival, among others. A graduate of UC Berkeley, her work has led her around the world and extensively throughout Africa and has worked on projects produced in Kenya, Senegal, Somalia, Uganda, Malawi and Zambia. She is a recipient of the 2017 Extraordinary Women Awards held by the 92nd Street Y, a hub for women to learn and inspire others by sharing their knowledge, ideas, insights and strength. She was also selected as one of OkayAfrica’s “100 Women” for 2018.