Picc Mi (Senegal: 1992)


Mansour Sora Wade

Cast list

Youssou N'Dour


A streetsmart boy, Ablaye, who begs on the streets meets another poverty stricken youth, Madour, and initiates him into the methods of survival and money-making. The two become fast friends forgetting for a little while the harsh realities of their lives.


NY Time Picc Mi

African Film Festival Picc Mi

Picc Mi, Mubi

Dansih Film Institute, Picc Mi

California Newsreel, Three Tales From Senegal

Times Live, Senegal Film Industry Dying a Slow Death

Academic Articles:

"Urban Apprenticeships and Senegalese Narratives of Development: Mansour Sora Wade's Picc Mi and Djibril Diop Mambety's La Petite Vendeuse De Soleil." By, Ellie Higgins. The Indiana University Press, 2002. Web.

"Nationalist African Cinema : Legacy and Transformations." By, Sada Niang.  EBL Reader. Lexington Books, 21 Feb. 2014. Web.p. 94, 145

De-westernizing Film Studies. By, Saër Maty Ba, and Will Higbee. London: Routledge, 2012. Print.

"Interview with Mansour Sora Wade." Interview by Albertine Itela. 31 Oct. 2002: n. pag. Web.

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Picc Mi Senegal 1992 Mansour Sora Wade
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