Venice, Cate Blanchett and the Oscars: Alice Diop confides before the release of Saint Omer

The director tells us about the “whirlwind” around her first fiction feature film. This article contains excerpts from the interview given to us by Alice Diop for number 534 of Première. It is still available on our online store. Order issue 534 of Premiere After 15 years of career in the documentary field, with the … Read more

Alice Diop, filmmaker of ‘missing stories’ in full light

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She likes static shots, silences, little explored areas and finds herself in full light: the documentary filmmaker Alice Diop sees herself propelled into a symbol of a revival of French cinema with “Saint-Omer”, preceded by an important cinephile buzz . Consecration for the 43-year-old filmmaker, who grew up in a city of Seine-Saint-Denis: it is … Read more

Director Alice Diop will represent France at the Oscars with “Saint-Omer”

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She was born that day, in Venice, under the gaze of President Julianne Moore. Alice Diop, upset, receives a double prize – Grand Jury Prize and Best First Film – for her first fiction “Saint-Omer”. She then quotes the black American poet Audre Lorde: “My silences did not protect me. Your silence will not protect … Read more

Alice Diop, filmmaker of “missing stories” in full light

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She likes static shots, silences, little explored areas and finds herself in full light: the documentary filmmaker Alice Diop sees herself propelled into a symbol of a revival of French cinema with “Saint-Omer”, preceded by an important cinephile buzz. . Consecration for the 43-year-old filmmaker, who grew up in a city of Seine-Saint-Denis: it is … Read more

Alice Diop wants to “shatter stereotypes”, including her own

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Known for its documentariesthe French director of Senegalese origin Alice Diop is preparing to release its first fiction film, twice on Wednesday, November 23 awarded at the Venice Film Festival and selected for represent France at the Oscars. Saint Omer is inspired by trial of Fabienne Kaboua Senegalese mother who had killed her baby by … Read more

Saint Omer, d’Alice Diop | Africultures

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En sortie le 23 novembre 2022 dans les salles françaises, le huitième film et premier long métrage de fiction d’Alice Diop est à la fois magnifique et complexe. Jusqu’ici, le parcours du film est un incroyable sans faute : en première mondiale au festival de Venise, il obtient le Lion d’argent, deuxième prix de la … Read more

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Boubacar Boris Diop… These Africans who made the literary year – Jeune Afrique

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr Abdulrazak Gurnah Boubacar Boris Diop… These Africans

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr : Goncourt Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, Prix Goncourt 2021, in Paris, at his publisher. © Bruno Lévy for JA With The most secret memory of menthe young Senegalese became the first author from sub-Saharan Africa to win the prestigious Goncourt Prize. A book in which, over nearly 450 pages, the hero, Diégane, goes … Read more

“Soul Brother” by David Diop wins the International Booker Prize

Soul Brother by David Diop wins the International Booker Prize

The French novel Frère d’âme has won the international version of the prestigious British literary prize Booker Prize, which rewards both its author David Diop and its British translator Anna Moschovakis. David Diop, 55, thus became the first French author to win this prize awarded to foreign books translated and published during the year in … Read more

Salé Women’s Film Festival: Mati Diop opens the ball

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The Salé International Women’s Film Festival returns for its 15th edition, from September 26 to October 1, with Senegal as guest of honor. Organized under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, this edition is very specific in more ways than one, as it will take place within the framework of “Rabat, African … Read more

David Diop, winner of the Booker Prize International for “Soul Brothers”

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It is one of the holy grails of publishing. One day succeed in winning the prestigious British literary prize Booker Prize International, rewarding a foreign book translated and published during the year in the United Kingdom or Ireland. This recognition seemed, by dint of time and repeated failures, inaccessible to French writers. This year, 125 … Read more