Penda lives in an outlying district of Dakar. Every morning she goes downtown to beg. Her mother expects a lot from this income to support the family. Penda likes to dance despite the fact that she is confined to a wheelchair.
Coumba Dème (aka Anna), Alioune SY, Awa MBAYE, Marième FALL
a film by Yoro Lidel NIANG
Senegal / Burkina Faso, 2021, short drama, 21 min 47s
Country: Senegal / Burkina Faso
Type: short drama
Duration: 21 min 47s
A film with a militant title and equity. A film Culturo-militant which is the occasion of a connection between two artists of the same city: the director Yoro Niang and the artist dancer Coumba Dème aka Anna.
Coumba Dème (aka Anna)......... Penda
Yoro Lidel NIANG
Fopica, Direction de la Cinématographie, Institut Français, Canal+ University, Canal +International, Gœthe Institut, Casamançaise, Think Film
FESTIVALS / AWARDS
* Best Actress Award (to Coumba Dème) /// 4th Dakar Court Film Festival 2021
* Selected /// 6th Brussels International Film Festival (FIFB) - Dakar Edition (Senegal, 2021)