Khady Sylla (March 27, 1963 – October 8, 2013) was a Senegalese writer of two novels, short work, and film.
Born in Dakar, she studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure where she became interested in a literary career. She later became one of a small number of African women film makers. Her An Open Window won a first film prize at the Marseille Festival of Documentary Film . She currently teaches German at Cheikh Anta Diop University.
- An Open Window
- Les Bijoux-(1997), Short film
- Colobane Express (1999), docu-drama about the passengers of a Senegalese bus.
- Une fenêtre ouverte (2005), documentary short (52 min.)