No upcoming broadcast (for now).
In Fouta-Toro, a remote region of northern Senegal, 13 year-old Astel accompanies her father into the bush every day. Together they look after their herd of cattle. One day, an encounter between the young girl and a shepherd turns Astel and her father's tranquil life upside down.
Directed by: Ramata-Toulaye Sy (France/Senegal, 2021)
Cast: Hawa Mamadou Dia (Astel), Chérif Amadou Diallo (the father), Alassane Hamet Ly (the shepherd)
Awards: Odense International Film Festival (Denmark, 2022), SACD Prize for the Best First Fiction at the Clermont Ferrand Film Festival (France, 2022), Prize for Best Cinematography (Amine Berrada) at the FIFF (Belgium, 2021), Jury Special Mention at the Dakar Court festival (Sénégal, 2021)...