Director: Mamadou Dia
Country: USA
Year: 2015
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Language: English and French with English subtitles

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Sierra Leone, summer 2014. Abdu is quarantined because he is suspected of having Ebola. Contained alone, he starts to question his health and his psychological state deteriorates.

About the Director

Mamadou Dia

Biography: Mamadou is a Senegalese director based in New York. He is completing a Master in Filmmaking at the Tisch School of the Arts (NYU). Before moving to the US he worked as a videojournalist and camera operator in Senegal for more than eight years. His short film, Contained, is based on true events that happened in Sierra Leone when he was covering the Ebola outbreak in 2014.

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Contained (2016)

Les jardins de l’espoir (2013)
Ebola, Into the Hot Zone (2014)
Contained (2016)
Samedi Cinema (2016)