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Iman Djionne

Realness Residency

Iman Djionne


Born and raised in Dakar, Senegal, Iman has written and directed short films, short docs and music videos. Her fiction work revolves around identity, womanhood and youth, such as her short film “Boxing Girl”, which has travelled to several festivals like Luxor, NYAFF, Koln, POFF shorts, to name a few. She also works as a casting director for local and international productions.

Iman is currently developing her first feature “Coura + Oulèye” while preparing her next short. She is a Durban Talents (2012) and Realness Residency alumna.

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