Talia’s Journey

Talia is a 19-year-old Belgian girl, with Senegalese roots, visiting her country of origin for the first time. In Dakar she hopes to meet her grandmother, but she is nowhere to be found and the villa quickly becomes a “golden prison”. Until Talia meets Malika, a mysterious bird street seller.

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Talia’s Journey (2022)

Feature (77mins) Narrative






Christophe Rolin


Sun 25 Sep 2022, 3.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 10

Tue 27 Sep 2022, 12.30pm, NALIS—AV Room

Caribbean Premiere

Christophe Rolin

Christophe Rolin

Director and Cinematographer, Christophe Rolin makes his films outside of traditional production circuits. He enjoys filming in natural light, favors natural settings and discovering new talents, His favorite themes are the quest for identity and migration, which is also the subject of his next feature film “Le voyage de Talia”, between Belgium and Senegal. He co-directed the short film Dem-Dem! who won the Silver Tanit at the 2017 Carthage Film Festival. In 2012, he founded the production company “Bande de Ciné” with Marc Recchia and Giuseppe Di Francisca.

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