OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018
Shorts Programme 1
DIRECTOR : El Hadj Gueye
COUNTRY : Senegal
YEAR : 2017
TIME : 13 min
SK Nouveau 5, 10 Oct @ 10am | Nu Metro 4, 15 Oct @ 12pm
13 year old Waly has not yet been circumcised. He is a laughing stock at work and the shame of the neighbourhood. Even the girl he has fallen for has rejected him. What can he do…that’s Waly’s problem!
BAOBAB AWARD of Film Africa 2017
EYEFULL 2017 of Afrika Eye Film Festival 2017
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
El Hadj Gueye is from Touba, Senegal. Theatre is his passion and he founded Gëm Gëm Africa (Believe in Africa) Theatre Company in 2003, which has exhibited shows in cities across Senegal and in many festivals, including the Negro Art Festival. Waly’s Problem is El Hadj’s first short film.