Faat Kiné

Ousmane Sembène

IndieLisboa 2020 •

Fiction, 2001, 120′

Nearly a decade after his last film, Sembène directs here the first of a planned trilogy about the daily heroism of the African woman. Faat Kiné is a single mum in a modern Dakar, full of contradictions and hopes of change. She lives with her two children, of two ex-husbands, having to deal not only with the social pressure of her condition, but also fight for the professional goals in a world dominated by the patriarchal condition.

This film is not in English and does not have subtitles in English.