Rama Thiaw



Born in 1978 in Nouakchott, Rama grew up between Mauritania, Senegal and France. While working in diverse productions, she directs two feature documentaries: Boul Fallé, la voie de la lutte in 2009 and The Revolution Won’t Be Televised in 2016. It was awarded the FiPRESCI prize at the Berlinale, the Jury Prize at the Carthage Film Festival and was broadcasted among several films festivals as Durban, IFF, Busan IFF and MoMa. Rama created her Senegalese film production BOUL FALLÉ IMAGES and has her heart set on teaching through different workshops. In 2019, she launched the first edition of Sabbar Artistiques de Dakar, a multidisciplinary event dedicated to African and Black women. She is currently working on Zion Music, a film around the African Reggae Music in production, and she is writing her first fiction feature film Life In A Spiral. In 2020, she has joined the selection committee of the Panorama section of The Berlinale.

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