Le "car rapide" est ce qu'on peut appeler le taxi-brousse de la ville. Symboles du Sénégal, ces camionnettes de couleur orange, bleue et blanche sont des œuvres d'art roulantes. Ce sont à l'origine des véhicules de la marque Renault, Saviem ou Voltigeur datant des années soixante, soit l'âge de l’indépendance du Sénégal...
Master Documentaire de Saint-Louis du Sénégal
Simplice Ganou is an essay writer, and you can tell from his first film Un peuple, un bus, une foi. His idea is simple: celebrate Africa’s power of ingenuity by illustrating how the scrap-iron carcass of a vehicle is brought back to life again as one of the iconic minibuses that provide a large part of Senegal’s public transport. His challenge: to tell the story using a cross-cutting editing technique, juxtaposing images through repetition. The challenge certainly pays off.
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