After being discovered illegally residing in France, a young Senegalese musician is sent home with only 20 euros in his pocket. After a series of poor decisions, he falls into an abyss of failure. A kind of Dakar urban rap musical, Teranga Blues is a reflection on the social mutations affecting the pride of the Senegalese people. It features a score by the Senegalese rappers of Daara J. In competition for the Etalon d'Or de Yennenga at FESPACO 2007.
Director: Moussa Sene Absa, Country: Senegal, Release: 2007, Runtime: 95, Language: Wolof and French
Cast: Lord Alaji Man, Juliette Bâ, Zéka Laplaine, Yakhara Déme, Ibrahima Mbaye, Roger Sambou, Demba Bâ, Rokhaya Niang
2007 14th New York African Film Festival [Apr. 4 - 12 2007]