March 14: BAAMUM NAFI (dir. Mamadou Dia; 2019) | Film Premiere

5pm | Sunday, March 14, 2021. | Alliance Française Lagos, 9 Osborne Road, Ikoyi | Free Entry. RSVP

What happens when sibling rivalry crosses into dangerous territory with repercussions for the coming generation? Find out on Sunday, March 14 at our physical screening of BAAMUM NAFI (Nafi’s Father), Mamadou Dia‘s exceptional debut feature. The paced family drama is Senegal’s official entry to the 2021 Academy Awards (International Feature Film).
Screening starts by 5.00pm prompt (doors open at 4.30pm) at the auditorium of Alliance Française Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre. Remember to RSVP and arrive on time to secure your seat. Entry is free! No face mask, no entry. Social distancing guidelines will also be in place. Save the date and see you there!
This screening is organised in collaboration with the Alliance Française Lagos and the Institut français du Nigeria.

About BAAMUM NAFI/Nafi’s Father
In a small town in Senegal, two brothers clash over the marriage of their children. Two visions of the world clash, one moderate, the other radical. Young Nafi and Tokara dream of going to study in Dakar, the capital, and of living with their times. Like a tragedy, and when the extremist threat imposes itself, lovers must find a way to free themselves from the conflicts of adults.

Genre: Drama, Fiction
Running time: 107mins

Language(s): Fulah (with English subtitles)
Writer/Director: Mamadou Dia (JoyeDidi Pictures, Senegal)
Starring Alassane Sy, Saikou Lo, Aicha Talla, Penda Sy , Mamadou Bayo Sarr, Alassane Ndoye

Filming Location: Senegal

Watch the trailer for BAAMUM NAFI (Nafi’s Father) by Mamadou Dia.

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