DAFA METTI (DIFFICULT) Short Films

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Under Paris’ Eiffel Tower, undocumented Senegalese migrants sell souvenirs of the monument to support their families back home. Each day is a struggle through darkness in the City of Lights.

Part of Shorts Program 1

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Tal Amiran is a multiple award-winning documentary filmmaker and editor based in London, UK. His first short documentary, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK (2016), was screened at 27 festivals including AFI Docs and Big Sky Documentary Film festival, winning seven awards including Best London Short at the London Short Film Festival. It was described by director / critic Mark Cousins as “classical, moving and profound.”

Amiran’s second short documentary SAND MEN was screened at 41 festivals including Cinequest, Savannah and Brooklyn Film Festival, winning 10 awards including Best Documentary Short at Sarasota Film Festival.

Amiran’s short documentaries have been showcased by Vimeo Staff Pick and NOWNESS and have both been acquired by the BFI National Archive. Amiran is also a lecturer on the Film and Moving Image BA at Norwich University of the Arts, UK.

Details

Country: UK

Year: 2019

Director: Tal Amiran

Screenwriter: Tal Amiran

Producer: Tal Amiran

Executive Producer: Tal Amiran

Director of Photography: Tal Amiran

Editor: Tal Amiran

Music: Monofee

Featuring: Djibril, Mamadou, Mor

Running Time (minutes): 15 MIN

Language: Wolof

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