Film Africa: Deltas, Back To Shore
Two stories of migration intertwined on screen and Senegalese dishes from Little Baobab
Film Africa’s much-loved foodie strand returns with the perfect combination of cinema and sumptuous African cuisine with Senegalese dishes from Little Baobab.
Deltas, Back to Shore (UK Premiere)
The sea…On one shore, Ibrahima, a young Senegalese man living illegally in Tangier is dreading his passage over to Europe. On the other shore, Agostinho, a fisherman for over fourty years, has to depart to join his family in Holland. Two stories of migration, whose similarities reveal the need and difficulty of finding one’s place in a world in state of crisis.
Director: Charlie Petersmann
Run time: 75 Minutes
Sega (UK Premiere)
Alassane Sy (Restless City, Mediterranea) gives and incredibly compelling performance as Sega a young Senegalese man navigating loss and disappointment when his efforts to reach Europe fail and he is thrust back into life in Dakar.
Director: Idil Ibrahim
Run Time: 24 mins.
Wolof and French with English Subtitles.
This screening is part of Film Africa is an annual London film festival celebrating the best African cinema from across the continent and diaspora brought to you by the Royal African Society.
The festival is back for its 8th edition and takes place from 2 to 11 November. For full details about the festival, visit filmafrica.org.uk. #filmafrica18