Has God Forsaken Africa?

Has God Forsaken Africa?

| 52 min
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In this feature documentary, Senegal-born director Musa Dieng Kala returns to Dakar, where he grew up, and asks this painful question: has God forsaken Africa? The answer is bitter. As he films 5 young adults seeking to immigrate to the West at any cost, the filmmaker discovers the helplessness of individuals faced with international indifference and the apathy of the leaders of a society emptied of its resources and incapable of meeting its needs. A deeply human film that makes the case for a global ecology in which no nation or people is abandoned.

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  • participant
    Jeff Kader
    Mor Sene
    Abib Ndao
    Madior Ndiaye
    Papa Barry
    Aïcha Diouf
    Modou N'Diaye
    Nogaye Mboup
    Adja Barry
    Diallo Thierno
  • research
    Musa Dieng Kala
  • script
    Musa Dieng Kala
  • direction
    Musa Dieng Kala
  • camera
    Alex Margineanu
  • location sound
    Louis Léger
  • picture editing
    Marie Hamelin
  • sound editing
    Catherine Van Der Donckt
    Bruno Pucella
  • narration
    Musa Dieng Kala
    Famara Kujabi
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • re-recording
    Luc Léger
  • original music
    Musa Dieng Kala
  • visual archives research
    Michèle Houle
  • executive producer
    Yves Bisaillon
    Colette Loumède
  • producer
    Colette Loumède
    Christian Medawar

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