France, Belgium, Senegal
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Mama Bobo is a widow in her 80’s. Day in day out she heads towards the Gomis street bus stop, in Dakar, Senegal. While sitting on the bus stop's bench she recollects her past life and her long gone husband. One day the bus stop disappears into thin air… Her family and neighbours try their best to get Mama Bobo back on her feet, before it's too late.
Director: Robin Andelfinger, Ibrahima Seydi
Producer: Quentin Daniel, Pierre-Yves Le Cunff
Screenwriter: Robin Andelfinger, Ibrahima Seydi
Director of Photography: Benjamin Morel
Editor: Denis Leborgne
Composer: Abdoulaye Hane
Production Company: Wombat Films
Sound Designer: Guillaume Martin
Robin Luc Andelfinger
Robin Andelfinger was born in 1985 in Sélestat (France) and lives in Brussels (Belgium). After finishing his studies as director at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion in Louvain La Neuve ), he joined the Ludwisgsburg Atelier Paris-La Fémis, an international production and distribution training, in 2011-2012.
Ibrahima Seydi is a French author and director of Senegalese origin. He wrote and directed the short film Juste fait la pas which won a prize at a local festival, then he launched a video workshop with the help of his teachers. In high school, he directed a new short film entitled Why about bullying. He was awarded at the Regard Jeune sur la Cité festival, dedicated to support young talents from Paris’ suburbs.