A small town in northern Senegal falls into the hands of a fundamentalist movement. Two brothers – one an imam, the other a prospective mayor – argue over their children’s marriage. Meanwhile, the town gradually slips into religious extremism.
Baamum Nafi won both the award for best film and the Golden Leopard for contemporary film-makers at the Locarno Festival.

  • International title Nafi’s Father
  • Filmmaker Mamadou Dia
  • country Senegal
  • Feature 107 MIN
  • Cast Alassane Sy, Saïkou Lô, Aïcha Talla
  • Year 2020
  • Spoken Peul
  • Subtitle Engels