The Other Dakar

Virtual Arcade

World Premiere



A little girl receives a message and discovers the hidden face of Dakar. An homage to Senegalese mythology and a stunning visual debut from Dakar-based artist and designer, Selly Raby Kane, this magical 360° film transports viewers to a place where past and future meet and where artists are the beating heart of the city.

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Directed by Selly Raby Kane

Since 2012 Selly Raby Kane has built her reputation through Fashion Performances. From street fashion shows to unusual venues, Kane swims counter current, building bridges between different forms of art and fashion. As a new icon of Dakar’s Alternative scene, Selly Raby Kane lends her style to numerous icons such as Beyoncé, Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote), DaaraJ, and Les Nubians.
Project Creator
Selly Raby Kane
Key Collaborators
Electric South, Big World Cinema, Goethe Institute
Executive Producers
Ingrid Kopp, Steven Markovitz
John Ndiaga Demps
Production Design
Cheikha Loume, Sellly Raby Kane
Stephen Abbott
Post Production Sound
Simon Ratcliffe
Mammy Bengelloun, Omar Sall, Chérif Sarr , Ken Aicha Sy, Mor Lenoir, Elimane Habib Kane, Eric, Sadio Sall, Moussa Sall, Lucette Badiane, Mame Salla Ba, Demba, Ndeye Fatou


Project Contact
Stanford Gibson
Electric South
Capetown , 8001
Phone: +27 21 422 0330
Press Contact
Benjamin Keuffel
Goethe Institute
Johannesbourg , 2193
Phone: +27 0 11 442 3232