Biography: Cheikh Amadou Ndiaye was born in 1962, in Dakar, Senegal. He studied editing and filmmaking at the Free Conservatory of French Cinema (CLCF) in Paris. His first feature film was The Call of the Arenas (Selection Berlin Film Festival 2006). He produced four documentaries with the company SIRA Badral and two fictions which his feature film The Call of the Arenas.
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Wrestling Grounds / L’Appel des Arènes (2009).
Dipri la puissance du séké (1999)
Wrestling Grounds / L’Appel des Arènes (2005)
Malouma Diva Sands (2005)
Biutiful d’Alejandro González Iñárritu (2010).