Dir. Laurence Attali (75min, Senegal/France, 1999-2002)
Wolof and French with English Subtitles
Documentary and Narrative
Laurence Attali’s three-part ode to Senegal, spirituality, and the nature
of love. We offer an extremely rare screening of the full work.
Even The Wind (1999) A taxi driver traveling at full speed through the
streets of Dakar. Beside him, a platinum blonde girl, whose attention
he’s aiming for, but missing. In the back seat, a golden saxophone.
Baobob (2000) A marvelous journey to the heart of the forest of Dakar,
where a djinn nestles in every baobab. The spirits guide us through
The Unshod Man (2002) A free interpretation of the Jewish law of
Levirat, which obliges a brother to marry the widow of his deceased
brother. A vibrantly shot exploration of the mystical link between Judaic
and Senegalese traditions.
She has got her passion for film since her childhood, and this was confirmed when she was six. She is mesmerized by the process of film creation.