Bringing cinema to Senegal - by bicycle!
In Senegal this month, a movie club has started in the remote south-east Kédougou region, near the border with Mali and Guinea. But because there is almost no electricity in the area, the films are shown, under the stars, by using a projector that’s powered by a bicycle.
It’s the follow-up to an adventure a few years ago when two friends, one French and one Senegalese, cycled around the country and showed films in villages – thanks to the same bicycle-powered, and portable, cinema. Interested in more on Cinécyclo Sénégal?