Maky Madiba Sylla

Maky Madiba Sylla is a Senegalese filmmaker and also a singer known as Daddy Maky (his stage name). He studied cinema at the Birmingham Film School in the UK. El Maestro Laba Sosseh is his first documentary film. He also directed another film, Il Chantait Rouge, about the Senegalese communist militant emblematic figure and politician Amath Dansokho. He is currently working on his new documentary film Murambi at Heart, which explores the life and work of renowned author Boubacar Boris Diop.

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    Maky Madiba Sylla
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