Safi Faye biography

Safi Faye

Film director

1943 –

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Who is Safi Faye?

Safi Faye is a Senegalese film director and ethnologist. She was the first Sub-Saharan African woman to direct a commercially distributed feature film. She has directed several documentary and fiction films focusing on rural life in Senegal.

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Born
Nov 22, 1943
Dakar
Ethnicity
  • Serer people
Nationality
  • Senegal
Profession
Education
  • University of Paris
Lived in
  • Dakar

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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