Moussa Sene Absa

Moussa Sene Absa

Moussa Sene Absa


Moussa Sene Absa is not only a film director, but also an artist, writer and musician. He started out as an actor before moving on to directing. His screenplay for LES ENFANTS DE DIEU won an award at the Festival du Film Francophone de Fort-de-France. For his first short film, LE PRIX DU MENSONGE, he was awarded the Tanit d'argent at the Carthage Film Festival in 1988. His film TABLEAU FERRAILLE won Best Cinematography at FESPACO 1997. His next film, MADAME BROUETTE, won the Silver Bear at the 2003 Berlin Film Festival. He also produced a popular daily comedy sketch, GOOR GOORLU, for Senegalese television. His talent as a painter is also recognized, and his works have been exhibited in Senegal, Europe and North America. This year, we present his new film XALÉ.


Sangomaar (2015): Guest, Screenplay, Direction

Dix mille ans de cinéma (1991): Actor

Ça Twiste à Popenguine (1994): Editing, Screenplay, Direction

Tableau Ferraille (1996): Screenplay, Direction

L'extraordinaire destin de Madame Brouette (2003): Producer, Screenplay, Direction

Yoole (2011): Camera, Direction