Three Colours Article published by Michaël Patin The name of the Senegalese filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambéty resurfaced at the end of 2017 with the release of I Am not a Witch by the Zambian filmmaker Rungano Nyoni, a film which regularly mentioned Hyenas as its main reference. Logical, since there are few (or none?) other […]
After its presentation at Cannes Classics, Hyenas was shown at Cinema Ritrovato in Bologna, at the 56th Film Festival of New York, at the Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, at the Institut Lumière in Lyon, at the Viennale, Mumbai Film Festival, etc.
Djibril Diop Mambéty followed and filmed the shooting of “Yaaba”, Idrissa Ouédraogo’s (Burkina Faso, 1989) second feature film. A documentary full of humorous anecdotes regarding the dangers of shooting in Burkina Faso.