Biography: Gahité Fofana was born in 1965 in France to a Guinean father and a French mother. He studied literature and film in Paris, and worked as a film editor making his first short, Tanun in 1994 which earned him the Black Movies award in Geneva in 1995. In 1995 he made two films for the African Artists and AIDS project: A Word, a Face and Temedy, which won a Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival in 1996. His highly acclaimed film I.T. – Immatriculation Temporaire (Temporary Registration) also received a Special Jury Prize at the Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur in 2001. Fofana’s other films include Early in the Morning (2006) and The Moon Fell (2008).
(Source: AFF, Inc.)
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
I.T. – Immatriculation temporaire [Temporary Registration] (2002).
A Word, a Face (1995);
Mathias, le procès des gangs (1997);
Le soleil se maquille (1998);
I.T. – Immatriculation temporaire [Temporary Registration] (2001);
Early in the Morning (2006);
The Moon Fell (2008).