Mati Diop op IFFR
Mati DIOP (1982, France) lives and works in Paris and is both filmmaker and actress. While attending Le Fresnoy and Le Pavillon (Palais de Tokyo), she directed her first four short films. She is the niece of the great Senegalese film director Djibril Diop Mambéty, and made her film A Thousand Suns (2013) as a homage to his Touki bouki. In Rotterdam, Diop has won a Tiger Award for Short Films twice: in 2010 for Atlantiques and in 2012 for Big in Vietnam. In 2014, the film maker was is in Rotterdam as a jury member for the short films competition.
(all short, selection) Last Night (2004), Atlantiques/Atlantics (2009), Big in Vietnam (2011), Snow Canon (2012), Mille soleils/A Thousand Suns (2013)