Skalvija, Pasaka in Vilnius, Romuva in Kaunas, from May 3

France, Mali, Senegal, 2023, 87 min., Pulaar

Director: Ramata-Toulaye Sy

Screenwriter: Ramata-Toulaye Sy

DOP: Amine Berrada

Editor: Vincent Tricon

Sound: Benjamin Silvestre

Executive producer: Souleymane Kebe

Producers: Eric Névé, Margaux Juvénal, Maud Leclair-Névé

Cast: Khady Mane, Mamadou Diallo

A village surrounded by desert in Senegal. In the world permeated by myth and tradition, there is no space for passion and rebellion. But Banel and Adama are fiercely in love and their dreams do not match the demands of the community.

BANEL & ADAMA, the debut feature of director Ramata-Toulaye Sy, premiered in the Competition section of Cannes Film Festival.