Au cimetière de la pellicule

BFM — 42
BFM — 42
The Cemetery Of Cinema
13 March
Sala dell’Orologio – Piazza della Libertà
Directed by Thierno Souleymane DialloItalian title: Il cimitero della pellicola [t.l.]
France, Senegal, Guinea, Saudi Arabia / 2023 / 93 min.
col. / O.V. / Subtitles: o.v. sub. it./en.

In 1953, Mamadou Touré directed the film Mouramani, a film considered as the first ever made by a black French-speaking director. No one knows where to find a print, neither if one even exists. The Cemetery of Cinema is the search for that film, also an ode to cinema, both the kind we watch and the kind we make. A road-movie full of love, humor and tenderness but also a quest as Souleymane marches with a sign demanding Mouramani’s return…

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