Khady Sylla

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Khady Sylla (March 27, 1963 – October 8, 2013) was a Senegalese writer of two novels, short work, and film.[1]

Life[edit]

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 [1]. She currently teaches German at Cheikh Anta Diop University.

Works[edit]

Novels
Films
  • 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.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sénégal: décès de la cinéaste Khady Sylla - Le Point". Lepoint.fr. 2013-06-30. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 

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