Mati Diop / No cert / 15 mins / France, Senegal (2009)

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Mati Diop’s richly textured documentary - both her experimental debut, and a precursor to her Cannes Grand Prix–winning feature Atlantics - tells the story of a young boy’s tragic migratory voyage in Senegal.

Curated by New York Film Festival for the We Are One Film Festival.  

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