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|Directed by||Abdoul Aziz Cissé|
|Produced by||Diwaan, Gsara, Media Centre Dakar|
|Screenplay by||Abdoul Aziz Cissé|
|Edited by||Philippe Boucq|
La Brèche is a 2007 documentary film.
In Saint Louis, a city built in the center of the Senegal River’s delta, it’s common to make an offering to the water genies when a child is born; a sign of the importance of water as a symbol to people whose daily lives are marked by rituals. Since the eighties, the infrastructures built to control the delta’s volume endanger its ecosystem, while the villages grow more and more desperate in the face of total indifference.
- Prix Walter Benjamin
- Festival International du Film de Quartier (Dakar, 2007)
- Rencontres Cinématographiques de Cerbère (2007)
- African Film Festival of Cordoba-FCAT (license CC BY-SA)
- Barlet, Olivier (27 October 2007). ""Cinéma(s) d'afrique(s)" 2007 : nouveaux documentaires sénégalais". Africultures. Retrieved 12 March 2012.
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