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Alice Diop

Alice Diop

Alice Diop (b. 1979, Aulnay-sous-Bois, France), French director of Senegalese origin with a masters in history and a doctorate in visual sociology, attended a documentary workshop at La Fémis film school. Since 2005 she has written and directed several documentaries, including the medium-length titles La tour du monde (2006), Clichy pour l’exemple (2006), Les sénégalaises et la sénégauloise (2007), and Vers la tendresse (2015). Her feature debut La mort de Danton (2011) took the Library Award at Paris’s Cinéma du Réel festival, the Grand Prix at the Education Film Festival in Évreux, and a 2012 Scam Star. On Call is her second feature-length documentary.

Source: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016

Selected filmography

see also: Directors, Scriptwriters