Agora Braille

by Mame Woury Thioubou

Senegal, France - 2016 - 52 MINUTES

synopsis

The education of blind children in Senegal through the fight of an emblematic woman, Aïssata Pouye, working for years for a better recognition of their handicap, and for the opening of inclusive schools in Senegal. Aïssata, visually impaired, lives in the suburbs of Dakar. She is the mother of six children, five of whom are blind. In the district, all the inhabitants know the Pouye family. Every day, Aïssata spots visually impaired and blind children, and persuades parents to send them to school.

Director

PLUG

PRODUCTION

Dynamo production

Impluvium Productions

DIFFUSION

Lyon capital TV

PARTICIPATION

Not specified

 

Rewards

2017 : Saint-Louis Documentary Film Festival - Saint Louis (Senegal) - Official selection

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