Suites Africa 2020

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Conception: Kiblind, Aurélia Durant (France-Côte d'Ivoire)

Educational sheets

Educational sheets to accompany the films in French and English have been created by the Pôle d’Éducation aux Images of the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival and the Yennenga Center.

This program will be made available at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival and at the Yennenga Center and will be offered to all partners who will host a screening.

It will be used to do film analysis with teachers, cultural mediators and young audiences.

Screening of the "Promesses Africaines II" program

Selection of a 90’ program of African short films from the competitive sections + African Perspectives of the 2022-2023 Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival. This program will be distributed by Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival and the Yennenga Center in Dakar. The selection committee will be composed of members of both institutions. The selection criteria will pay particular attention to parity and geographical origin.


"Promesses Africaines II" will be screened in a dozen countries on the African continent as well as widely in the network of Senegalese film clubs.


Maggie Kamal
Egypt, USA
(African Perspectives selection 2022)

On the surface

On the Surface
Fan Sissoko
Iceland, Mali
(Special Jury Mention, International Competition selection 2022)


Dian Weys
South Africa
(International Competition selection 2023)


Will my parents come to see me

Will My Parents Come To See Me
Mo Harawe
Austria, Germany, Somalia
(1st Prize International Competition 2023)


Amartei Armar
France, Ghana
(Special Jury Mention, International Competition selection 2023)


Ramata Toulaye Sy
France, Sénégal
(Special Jury Prize, National Competition selection 2022)

Screening dates and locations

July 7thLusaka, ZambiaAlliance Française Lusaka / Openwindow University
From July 21st to August 5thAccra, GhanaAccra Indie Filmfest
From September 28th to 30thDakar, SenegalYennenga Center
SeptemberCape Town, South AfricaBertha Movie House
SeptemberMaputo, MozambiqueKugoma Escolas
OctoberBotswana / MozambiqueFrench Film On Campus
OctoberPointe aux Sables, MauritiusNelson Mandela Center
October 3rdCotonou, BeninFrench Institute of Benin
From November 18th to 25thOuagadougou, Burkina FasoFestival Ouaga Côté Court
From November 18th to 26thAntananarivo, MadagascarFestival Madagascourt
From December 11th to 16thDakar, SenegalFestival Dakar Court

Yennenga Center workshops (Dakar)

Yennenga Center / June 19 to 25, 2023:

  • Professional workshop: shooting for young professionals / 5 days / Amath Niane (Director of Photography) / Senegal
  • Educational workshop: Pop-Up stop motion for young audiences from FAR / 5 days / Jérémy Laurichesse & Clara Devred (filmmakers / France-Benin)


Yennenga Center / beginning of July 2023 (1st part):

  • Professional workshop : short film programming / 2-3 days / Farah Clémentine Dramani-Issifou (coordinator Cannes Critics' Week 2022) / France-Benin


Yennenga Center / end of September 2023 (2nd part):

  • Professional workshop : short film programming / 2-3 days / Tim Redford (coordinator International competition and African Perspectives Clermont-Ferrand ISFF) / France/United-Kingdom
  • Masterclass on short film international distribution / online / Claire Diao (distributor / France-Burkina Faso)