Makéna Diop

  • Makéna Diop
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Film director, Actor, Producer, Storyteller
Principal country concerned : Column : Music, Theater, Cinema/tv

Senegalese actor, storyteller and filmmaker.

His alternate Names:
Oumar Makena DIOP
DIOP Makena
Oumar DIOP Makena


Oumar DIOP Makéna is an actor, storyteller and filmmaker. He is known for "Toubab Bi" (1991), "Bàttu" (2000), "O Herói / "Un héros" (2004) and TGV" (1998).

Training
1976: National Conservatory of Theater, Dance and Dramatic Art (Dakar)

Born in Senegal, Makena Diop studied theatre at the Dakar Conservatoire National, the school for theatre, dance and dramatic arts. An actor and storyteller, he produced Ciné Contes, a programme aimed at children and adolescents. He runs a production company in Senegal and was preparing a series of 13 short films drawn from the cultural heritage of storytelling.
Death on the 25th March 2021 in Dakar.


His Filmography (as Actor)
2011
Viagem a Portugal
His role: Grego Itaki

2008
Tu seras un homme (Short)
His role: Moussa

2006
Rêves de poussière
His role: Mocktar

2004
Souli
His role: Souli

2004
O Herói
His role: Vitorio (as Oumar Makena Diop)

2001
Une femme pour Souleymane (Short)
His role: Souleymane

2000
Bàttu

2000
Lumumba
His role: Thomas Kanza (as Oumar Diop Makena)

1998
TGV
His role: Rambo (as Oumar Diop Makena)

1991
Toubab Bi
His role: Soriba (as Oumar Diop Makena)

Events

23 files

Articles

9 files

Files

2 files

Watch video

Lumumba (BANDE ANNONCE)

(Video)
Watch video

Porter l'espoir de l'Afrique suppose être africain"

(Audio file)

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

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