Photograph - courtesy La Biennale di Venezia
#Venice73 – Film Festival 2016 – Mamadou Dia – Samedi Cinema. The short film Samedi Cinema is the story of two children who write letters to get enough money to go to the cinema. Saturday is their last chance to see the ending of the movie. The local city theater is closing down.
Director - Mamadou Dia – Samedi Cinema
Mamadou Dia is a Senegalese director currently based in New York where he is completing his MFA at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. His stories are rooted in daily intimate realities inspired from his life growing up in Senegal and traveling across the continent.