Watch Film Festival Short Film Favorite 'Maffe Tiga' Online Now

From Shadow and Act Fri Nov 16 2012, 22:17:05

We covered filmmaker Mohamed Dione's short film Maffe Tiga - starring Dione and Marie Josephine Zoumanigui - exactly a year ago, last November, and since then, it's been screened at several film festivals around the world. So far, it's been shown at the Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago, the 7th edition of the Kenya International Film Festival in Kenya, The Soul Bliss Festival, and the 15th annual African American Women in Cinema Film Festival. And on top of that, it was nominated for an African Movie Academy Award in Nigeria. Dione describes his film as a "romantic dramedy about a young African woman who finds that love is the true...

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