AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Simple Parole

image

Friday, December 27th, 2013

Khady Sylla made films out of the impossible and the untranslatable

Filmmaker, novelist, storyteller, visionary, Khady Sylla died this year, at the age of 50. Apart from African Women in Cinema, little note was made of her passing in the English language media. The Francophone press took some note, and since then there have been one or two festivals and memorials, commemorating Sylla’s work. The relative