African Film Festival: Saint Omer

African Film Festival: Saint Omer

The 2023 Festival will run March 24th through March 26th at Brown 100, Washington University.

Saint Omer
In French with English subtitles
Alice Diop, Senegal/France, 2022, 122 minutes

Follow Rama, a novelist who attends the trial of Laurence Coly at the Saint-Omer Criminal Court to use her story to write a modern-day adaptation of the ancient myth of Medea. Things do not go as expected.

Preceded by:

Precious Hair & Beauty
In English and Yoruba with English
John Ogunmuyiwa, United Kingdom, 2021, 11 minutes 

An ode to the mundanity and madness of the high street, told through the window of an African hair salon.


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