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OUSMANE - still #1


US Premiere

Director: Dyana Gaye

Senegal, 2006, 15 min

Shooting Format:Super 16

Festival Year:2006

Category:Narrative Short

WINNER: Best Short

Cast:Abbasse Ba, Oumar Seck, Nianga Diop, El Hadj Dieng, Thierno N'Diaye "Doss"

Crew:Producers: Eric Idriss Kanago & Arnaud Dommerc - Screenwriter: Remi Mazet - Editor: Gwen Mallauran - Cinematographer: Remi Mazet - Original Score: Baptiste Bouquin

Sales:Arnaud Dommerc - Paris, France - T: +33 8 71 71 85 46 - F: +33 8 71 71 85 46

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Dakar, Senegal. Ousmane a 7 years old child, who begs in the streets, decides to write a letter to Santa Claus...

About the director

Dyana Gaye was born in Paris in 1975. She is graduated in film studies at Paris 8 - St Denis University in 1997. In 1999, she wins the Louis Lumière - Villa Médicis Hors les murs grant for her script « Une femme pour Souleymane » she will direct the year after. In 2004, she is finalist of the Rolex Mentor and Protege Arts Initiative 's grant for her feature film project « An extraordinary correspondence ».


Director Dyana Gaye will be available for Q&A after the screening.

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