Most Popular Wolof-Language Feature Films
This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move. Dir: Alejandro González Iñárritu With: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib Drama 148 mins.
Ben Singer has his cynical worldview darkened by his roommate Ibu's sudden medical situation, though the arrival of Ibu's sister, Khadi, might remedy both men's ills. Dir: Joshua Goldin With: Matthew Broderick, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Kenneth Williams Drama | Romance 89 mins.
Two men form an unlikely friendship that will change both of their lives forever. Dir: Ramin Bahrani With: Souleymane Sy Savane, Red West, Diana Franco Galindo Drama 91 mins.
A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them. Dir: Moussa Touré With: Souleymane Seye Ndiaye, Laïty Fall, Malaminé 'Yalenguen' Dramé Drama 87 mins.
It is the dawn of Senegal's independence from France, but as the citizens celebrate in the streets we... Dir: Ousmane Sembene With: Thierno Leye, Myriam Niang, Seune Samb Comedy 123 mins.
Tells the story of an African immigrant surviving on the fringes of New York City where music is his passion, life is a hustle and falling in love is his greatest risk. Dir: Andrew Dosunmu With: Hervé Diese, Mohamed Dione, Ger Duany Drama | Music 80 mins.
Dir: Alain Gomis With: Saul Williams, Djolof Mbengue, Anisia Uzeyman Drama 86 mins.
Mory, a cowherd who rides a motorcycle mounted with a cow's skull, and Anta, a university student, have met in Dakar... Dir: Djibril Diop Mambéty With: Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang, Aminata Fall Drama 85 mins.
A once-prosperous Senegalese village has been falling further into poverty year by year until the village's... Dir: Djibril Diop Mambéty With: Ami Diakhate, Djibril Diop Mambéty, Mansour Diouf Comedy | Drama 110 mins.
Dir: Rachid Bouchareb With: Sotigui Kouyaté, Sharon Hope, Roschdy Zem Drama 97 mins.