by Rokhaya Marieme Balde
Switzerland/ Senegal 2021 | 27 min | Fiction Documentary
(OV with English subtitles)
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.
Biography Director Rokhaya Marieme Balde :
Born in 1995 in Dakar (Senegal). She began her studies at Sup Imax Dakar (Institut Supérieur des Arts et Métiers du Numérique) in 2017. After a year of study of international business management in China and a semester of political science at the University of Montreal, she completes her Bachelor’s degree in filmmaking at the HEAD of Geneva (Haute école d’art et de design) in 2020. She is now starting the ECAL/HEAD Master’s degree in screenwriting.
- 2019 Champ de Mars
- 2021 À la recherche d’Aline (Seeking Aline)
Trailer Seeking Aline :