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NAFI'S FATHER

NAFI'S FATHER
Original title BAAMUM NAFI

Directed by Mamadou Dia

SENEGAL - 2019 - TFA Indies, JoyeDidi

Themes :
Generalist - ALL, African Cinema & Culture, Drama, First or Second Feature, Health, Religion, Culture, Society


A fight between an Imam and his powerful brother over their childrens' marriage. At stake: how a small community slowly drifts towards extremism.

A moderate imam in a small town in northern Senegal is fighting his extremely religious and powerful brother about the marriage of their children.

TECHNICAL

Time 107 min
Subtitles English

CAST & CREW

Cast Saikou Lo, Alassane Sy, Penda Daly Sy
Directed by Mamadou Dia
Producer Maba Ba, Mamadou Dia, Mohamed Julien Ndao
Sceenwriter Mamadou Dia
DOP Sheldon Chau
Music Gavin Brivik
Editing by Alan Wu
  • FESTIVALS & AWARDS  (4) keyboard_arrow_down
    Locarno 2019

    IFF Rotterdam 2020
    Bright Future
    Locarno
    2019 - won - Best first feature
    Locarno
    2019 - won - Golden Leopard
  • PRESS  (2) keyboard_arrow_down
    IndieWire
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    "Dia’s compellingly told tragic drama brims with detail and is an eye-opening portrayal of a man trying to hold fast to his principles in a world of intolerance and greed."
    Variety
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    "Dia grants his characters warmth and humor in their struggles and makes the story feel fresh without compromising on drama."

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