Country

Senegal

9 trigon movies

 2015  Ken Bugul - Personne n'en veut

 2002  Ndeysaan - Le prix du pardon

 1999  La petite vendeuse de Soleil

 1997  TGV

 1996  Mossane

 1994  Le franc

 1992  Hyènes

 1981  Jom

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Ken Bugul - Personne n'en veut (Flyer)

Ken Bugul - Personne n'en veut

Silvia Voser – 2015

Ken Bugul is a Senegalese writer who lives in Africa, where her soul is anchored. She has had an exceptional life. Silvia Voser’s film shows her as an iconic figure of the female condition and of relationships between Africa and the West. Ken Bugul is considered one of the most brilliant writers in Senegalese and French of these past decades. More

Ndeysaan - Le prix du pardon (Flyer)
  • The Price of Forgiveness - Ndeysaan DVD
    DVD The Price of Forgiveness
    CHF 21.00 / EUR 19.00
La petite vendeuse de Soleil (Flyer)

La petite vendeuse de Soleil

Djibril Diop Mambéty – 1999

Dans les rues de Dakar, ce sont les garçons qui ont le monopole de la vente des journaux. Bien qu'elle se déplace avec des béquilles, Sili, 12 ans, a fermement décidé qu?elle aussi allait distribuer le quotidien sénégalais, le Soleil. Elle y parviendra grâce à son courage et à sa persévérance. Un hymne à l'amitié et au courage des enfants des rues. More

  • The Little Seller of Sun - The Franc DVD
    DVD The Little Seller of Sun
    CHF 19.00 / EUR 17.00
TGV (Flyer)

TGV

Moussa Touré – 1997

TGV is an express bus service between Dakar, Senegal, and Conakry, Guinea, operated by the enterprising Rambo and his assistant, Dembo. Before setting off, Rambo and his passengers are warned of the danger that lies ahead on their route. The Bassari are carrying out a revolt at the Guinea border, leading to an exodus of refugees from their villages. On hearing the news, only a dozen or so passengers decide to make the risky trip. During the arduous journey, each passenger’s motivation for making the trip is slowly revealed. More

Mossane (Flyer)

Mossane

Faye Safi – 1996

This Senegalese melodrama tells the story of a young girl called Mossane who lives in a village between the ocean and the savannah. There, veneration for the traditions is very common. There's a legend saying that every other century a girl is born who is doomed because of her beauty. Mossane is only fourteen years old but is already considered to be extraordinary beautiful. Even her own brother is in love with her. According to the custom she has been promised to a rather wealthy man called Diogoye since the day of her birth. More

Le franc (Flyer)

Le franc

Djibril Diop Mambéty – 1994

Marigo, le joyeux musicien, rend la vie dure à sa revêche propriétaire. Lasse de réclamer le loyer en retard, celle-ci lui a confisqué son instrument, un congoma. Pour le récupérer, Marigo tente sa chance au loto - et gagne. Alors qu'il veut aller retirer son gain, il ne parvient pas à décoller le billet de loterie qu'il avait, par sécurité, solidement fixé sur sa porte. Qu'à cela ne tienne, Marigo se met en route, la porte sur le dos, et traverse tout Dakar pour arriver au bord de l'océan. More

  • The Little Seller of Sun - The Franc DVD
    DVD The Little Seller of Sun
    CHF 19.00 / EUR 17.00
Hyènes (Flyer)

Hyènes

Djibril Diop Mambéty – 1992

In Colobane, people expect the return of Linguère Ramatou, a former local girl now rumored to be richer than the World Bank. But her generosity has its conditions: she offers a check of ten billion for the death of Dramaan Drameh who refused to admit that he was the father of her child 30 years ago. “Life made made me a whore, now I'm turning the world into a brothel” she tells the citizens of Colobane. More

Touki Bouki (Flyer)

Touki Bouki

Djibril Diop Mambéty – 1973

Mory, a cowherd who rides a motorcycle mounted with a cow's skull, and Anta, a university student, have met in Dakar, Senegal's capital. Alienated and disaffected with Senegal and Africa, they long to go to Paris and work up different con schemes to raise the money. Mory steals clothing and money from a wealthy gay man who had brought him home, and he and Anta book passage on a ship to France. One of the most important, engaged and fascinating movies from Africa - selected for the documenta 2007. More

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trigon-film is a foundation with outstanding films from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, pursuing the aim to dismantle cultural barriers and prejudices. Since its foundation in 1988, trigon has distributed more than 500 titles to Swiss cinema houses, on DVD and in its online cinema. Most of these titles remain in the trigon collection so that the access to this visual legacy is maintained. Learn more