Biography: Mama Keïta was born in Dakar, Senegal, to a Vietnamese mother and a Guinean father. He studied law at the University of Paris I. He has directed and produced a documentary and several long feature films, including 2009’s award-winning film The Absence. He also has to his credit numerous screenplays.
(Source: Through African Eyes – Conversations with the Directors – Volume 2, BONETTI Mahen and SEAG Morgan (Editors), 2010, African Film Festival, Inc. and Printinfo JV LLC, Yerevan, Armenia, p.57)
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Le Fleuve [The River] (2004);
The Absence (2010).
Le Cafard (1981);
Opus 1 (1985);
Choisis-toi un ami (1990);
Nuit blanche (1993);
Le Onzième Commandement (1997);
David Achkar, une étoile filante (1998);
Le Fleuve [The River] (2003);
Sur la route du fleuve (2004);
Le Transfert (2004);
Le Sourire du serpent (2007);
L’Afrique vue par… [Africa Seen by…] – One More Vote for B. Obama (2009);
The Absence (2009).