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Da Monzon, la conquête de Samanyana

OT: Da Monzon, la conquête de Samanyana

Sidy F. Diabaté // Mali, 2010
Fiction Feature // FF2011



Huge kingdoms once fought for supremacy in the region of today’s Mali. Bambara was the mightiest of them and Da Monzon, son of Monzon Diarra, the most famous king, ever to inhabit the throne in Ségou. His victory against the army of King Bassi Diakité of Samanyana was his greatest triumph. Sidi Diabatés film, commissioned by Mali’s minister of culture and produced by Mali’s National Cinema Centre, tells the story of this legendary battle in breathtaking images.


Sidy F. Diabaté is a director from Mali. Da Monzon, la conquête de Samanyana received an award for Best Production Design at the Panafrican Film and TV Festival FESPACO in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.


Da Monzon, la conquête de Samanyana

Fiction Feature





110 min


Sidy F. Diabaté

Sidy F. Diabaté, Ibrahim Touré

Namory Diabaté, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Kadidia Coulibaly, Magma Gabriel Konaté

Anne Juul, Moussa Ouane

Mohamed Lamine Touré, Abdramane Somé

Seydou Koné

Bina Koumaré

Modibo Ba

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