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2008 Festival Short Films (March 28-30)

Friday night before the feature film Ulzhan, the VCU French Film Festival presents Deweneti


director Dyana Gaye screenwriter Rémi Mazet producer Andolfi Productions starring Abasse Ba, Oumar Seck, Nianga Diop, Moustapha Gaye running time 16 min


Dakar, Senegal. Ousmane, not yet 7 years old but already earning his living by begging in the center of the capital city, gets it into his head to write to Santa Claus.

Cesar award

Congratulations to director Dyana Gaye for her 2008 César nomination for Best Short Film for Deweneti.

Dyana Gaye

2007 J’ai deux amours
2005 Paris, la métisse by Stéfan Sao Nélet, Léandre-Alain Baker, Mariette Monpierre, Hubert Koundé, Neary Hay, Kevin Pareemanen, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Newton I. Aduaka, Dyana Gaye, Owell A. Brown, Abnousse Shalmani, Karim Bensalah, Benny Malapa, Virak Thun
2000 Une femme pour Souleymane




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