Valdiodio N'diaye, un procès pour l'histoire

  • Valdiodio N'diaye, un procès pour l'histoire
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2021
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 86 (in minutes)

2020 in Senegal. It is the young president of the Lawyers of Dakar who presents new elements to the Supreme Court with a view to revising the famous trial of the "Coup d'Etat of December 17, 1962". In the dock, the President of the Council Mamadou Dia and four ministers including Valdiodio N'Diaye. This political trial, the outcome of which is established in advance, serves as an alibi for L.S. Senghor with the complicity of France to eliminate its nationalist adversaries from power. This institutional coup allowed him to establish a authoritarian presidential regime.

A film by Amina N'DIAYE LECLERC

Senegal, 2021, documentary, 52 minutes, historical

Duration: 52 minutes
Genre: historical
Type: documentary
Year: 2021

Director: Amina N'Diaye Leclerc
Camera Operator: Weurseuk Fall
Sound engineer: Alioune Mbow
Chief Electrician: Pierre Lecomte
Chief editor: Christophe Contens
Key Grip: Arona Camara

Production: Africa Productions (Senegal)
With the support of the OIF (June 2020 session) (France)
with the input of FOPICA (Senegal)
with the participation of TV5 Monde (France)

International sales:


Africa Productions

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2021 | 27th Fespaco | 16-23 October 2021 (Ouaga, Burkina)
* Official Competition - Feature Documentaries

2021 | Cannes Film Festival (Film Market) (France)
* Preview: Friday July 09, 2021, at 4:00 p.m., in the Olympia 9 room, with film director in attendance


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • 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

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