Movie-Database: Movies



Name: Tabaski

Country: Senegal

Year of publication: 2019

Format: digital

Language : OF m. engl. UT

Duration: 26 min. Minuten

Series: 18. Afrikafilmfestival

Direction: Attali, Laurence


Traditionally, the Muslim sacrificial feast TABASKI involves the slaughter of rams. An artist critically examines this ritual in his paintings, until one day a shepherd appears in front of his studio with his animals...
This short film received the ‘Voices Short Award’ at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), and is described in this year’s festival catalogue as an ‘ode to the work of Senegalese painter Iba Ndiaye that occupies the borderlands between art, politics and fiction with a music that lingers in the memory.’