Niaye

Ousmane Sembène

IndieLisboa 2020 •

Fiction, 1964, 35′

Based on real events, Niaye tells us, through the words of a griot – a traditional African storyteller – the case of a young woman that suddenly turns up pregnant. The situation will challenge the traditional morals of a small Senegalese village. 
This film is not in English and does not have subtitles in English.