Francophone Week 2021- Film screening of Atlantique
Francophone Week includes a group viewing of Atlantique hosted with Teleparty at 3pm CST followed by a Q&A with Professor Imane Tehrmina, Cornell University at 5pm CST. The film is available via Netflix and more details will be posted on the Semaine de la Francophonie site. Atlantique is a 2019 film by Mati Diop about the lives of construction workers in Dakar who after working for months without pay, decide to leave the country. The drama is centered around a young woman, Ada, and her partner Soulemain and their struggles with unemployment, migration, remorse and lost. It is Diop's feature directorial debut.
The film is available on Netflix with English subtitles. Questions? Please contact French Graduate student, Elodie Tantet at firstname.lastname@example.org