JCC 2022

Sada’s Sheep

Sada’s Sheep

Pape Bouname LOPY - Sénégal


Babou Diop, forty years old, lives with his son Sada, his wife Coumba, and a sheep they raise inside their home. At the age of nine, Sada develops a strong friendship with the sheep. Just days before the Tabaski festival, Babou realizes that their sheep, intended for sacrifice, has gone missing – and so has his son.

Film details

Type : Narrative Feature Films
Duration : 75 min
Year of production : 2022
Country : Sénégal
Casting : Amadou Diop, Aliou Diouf, Fatoumata Sy
Screenwriter : Pape Bouname LOPY
Cinematography : AMATH NIANE
Director : Pape Bouname LOPY
Production company : GROUPE LYDEL COM

Pape Bouname LOPY

Like many young people of his generation, Pape Bouname LOPY, better known as Pape LOPY, entered the world of cinema through his encounter with the late Abdou Aziz BOYE in 2008. In 2017, he co-directed a short film titled "DEM DEM" alongside Christophe Rolin and Marc Recchia.