Rokhaya Marieme Balde / 27’ / 2020 / Senegal, Switzerland

Direction: Rokhaya Marieme Balde

Production: HEAD – Genève (Haute école d’art et de design – Ginebra, Suiza)

Script: Rokhaya Marieme Balde

Editing: David Nguyen

Cinematography: Nicolas Gallardo

Sound: Akim Beb Abass Sow

Rokhaya, a young director returns to her home in Dakar to make a film about a local historical figure. Throughout her research, which consists of interviews with local personalities, discussions with her team and fictional scenes shot on location, we discover the story of Aline Sitoe Diatta…

ROKHAYA MARIEME BALDE. Born in Dakar(Senegal). She began her studies at Sup Imax Dakar (Higher Institute of Digital Arts and Crafts). After experiences in China and Montreal, she finished her Bachelor degree in directing at the HEAD of Geneva (Haute école d’art et de design).