Adama lives a traditional life in a sheltered valley in West Africa. Then his older brother runs away to be a warrior, tempted by the gold of the mysterious Nasseras people. Adama goes in search of him, only to find the strangers are the French, and his quest takes him as far as the Western Front in the middle of World War I. The horrors of modern warfare mingle with magical realism in this one-of-a-kind feature.

Adama (2015)




French, with English subtitles


All Ages


Simon Rouby


Wed 20 Sep 2017, 10.30am,

Fri 22 Sep 2017, 10.30am,

Tue 26 Sep 2017, 10.30am,

Simon Rouby

Simon Rouby

Born in 1980, Simon Rouby started out with a spray can in hand before moving on to other art forms such as sculpture and painting and studying filmmaking. His films have been selected at many international festivals, including Cannes, Clermont, San Diego, Bucharest, Ottawa and Taiwan.

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