Opinions & Features February 17, 2020 at 01:30 pm

Five filmmakers who promise a great future for African cinema

Nii Ntreh February 17, 2020 at 01:30 pm

February 17, 2020 at 01:30 pm | Opinions & Features

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Mati Diop. Mediacityfilmfestival.com

Mati Diop

Diop comes from a family with an intimate connection to the arts. Her father is a musician, her mother is an art buyer and her uncle is a filmmaker.

Diop walked in like paths like the rest of her family and became a filmmaker and actress. She has been in the business for the last decade.

In 2019, the French-Sengalese became the first black woman to be nominated to win the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for her supernatural romantic drama, Atlantics.

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