Dusk

Awa Moctar Gueye | Senegal | 2023 | 15'
Screenings
Sat 11 May H 15:00
from Tue 7 May - 0:00
to Sun 12 May - 23:59
Section
Original title
Timis
Synopsis
Pa Kong-Kong is a mysterious man who carries a strange bag on his back, and no one knows what’s inside. Rumour has it he tortures little thieves, runaways and naughty children. He lives alone in Ñetty Mbar, a deserted, gloomy market in the suburbs of Dakar. Binta, a curious and courageous girl, decides to confront Pa Kong-Kong in the middle of the night. She’s scared, but determined to prove that her friends were wrong to not pick a girl as their leader.
Cast
Mouhamed Aw, Abdou Camara, Djiby Camara, Ndèye Thioro Camara, Maïmouna Ly, Binta Traoré, Cheikh Amadou Bamba Traoré, Mor Talla Fall
Films Distribution
La luna productions
Production
Tangerine Productions
Editing
Awa Moctar Gueye
Cinematography
Louis Mas
Editing
Moustapha Mballo Dieng, Assetou Koné
Language
Wolof
Subtitles
English, Italian
Premiere
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Main awards
SNCCI Critics Award for the Best Film in the EXTR’A Competition (FESCAAAL 2024)
Multimedia San Paolo / Telenova Award (FESCAAAL 2024)
The Region Skåne Short Film Award! (BUFF International Film festival SUEDE, 2024)
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Biography
Awa Gueye is a graduate of the University Gaston Berger in Saint Louis, Senegal. After a Bachelor’s degree followed by a Master’s degree in Arts and Culture, she became a scriptwriter and an independent director. She attended Fémis Summer University in Paris, FIDADOC Residency in Morocco and Rencontres Internationales du Cinéma du Réel in Senegal. She has made five films, including four school films combining documentary techniques and fiction techniques. Her films Le Chant des Corbeaux, Mo Mola La Borotti and Jaar Jaar received great remarks from the public at the Poitiers Film Festival, at the Festival Internacional de Cine Documental y Cortometraje de Bilbao (ZINEBI) and at the International Documentary Film Festival of Saint Louis. Today, Gueye is committed with UNESCO and the Nara Residence in Japan, to promote the position of women in African cinema.
Filmography
2023 - Dusk, sf
2019 - Jaar jaar, sf
2019 - Mo mola la borotti, sf
2019 - Le chant des corbeaux, sf
2017 - Agnya, le sacrifice de l'enfant, sf
2015 - Derrière les ombres, sf

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