A'l Lèèssi... an african actress

Genre : Historical
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv, History/society
Year of production : 2004
Format : Feature

Niger is the first country in Africa (excepted Egypt) to have an industry of cinema. Mustapha Alassan and Oumarou Ganda were the frist directors. Al' Lèèssi (which means "a destiny" in Songhoy) tells about this pionneers of African cinema - through the career of the first woman to act, Zalika Souley - in the sixties.

PRIX / FESTIVALS / AWARDS / DISTINCTIONS / TELEVISIONS

2007 | Cannes Film Festival | CANNES, France | 17-27 May 2007 | www.lescinemasdusud.org |
> Projection (Pavillon des Suds)

2003 | Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la télévision (FESPACO) | OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso | fespaco.bf |
> Sélection

____________________________________



NL

Zalika Souley is ongeveer 50 jaar oud en woont in de voorstad van Niamey, de hoofdstad van Niger. Ze zorgt voor haar vier kinderen in een kleine twee kamers huis, er is geen stromend water of elektriciteit. Dertig jaar geleden was Zalika een ster van het witte doek - de eerste echt professionele Afrikaanse actrice, heroïne in het Retour d'un Aventurier.

Articles

4 files

Leave a comment !

Please share your impressions, remarks, suggestions to help us improve the new Southplanet website. Don't hesitate to signal any bugs that you happen to come across !

Partners

  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
  • FURTHER ARTS
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

With the support of