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A Single Word

Une simple parole

Directed by Mariama Sylla
Senegal, Qatar, 2014
Avant-Garde, Documentary


In this meditative and elegiac portrait, Senegalese filmmakers Khady and Mariama Sylla record the tales of their grandmother, a griot (storyteller) who is one of the last repositories of their culture’s oral tradition.

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A Single Word Directed by Mariama Sylla

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