Seeking Aline 2020
Rokhaya Marieme Balde / Switzerland, Senegal / 26 mins / French, Wolof / Rating 15 / Scottish Premiere
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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.
Screening as part of the short film competition. Vote for your favourite!
About the director
Born in Dakar, Senegal, Rokhaya Balde began her studies at Sup Imax Dakar (Higher Institute of Digital Arts and Crafts). After living in China and Montreal, she finished her Bachelor degree in directing at the HEAD of Geneva (Haute école d'art et de design).