“In WÙLU Malian cinema has found a promising and intriguing new voice.” - Pamela Pianezza, Variety
Sunday, June 18 at 12:00pm | In this urgent and vibrant African thriller, when Ladji (a beautifully understated Ibrahim Koma) loses out on a job opportunity, he is lured into the lucrative but highly dangerous world of drug smuggling.
Awards & Nominations
Winner - Best First Feature Film by a Director, African Movie Academy Awards
Nominee - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Ibrahim Koma), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Inna Modja), Best Director, Best Film, Best Director, African Movie Academy Awards
Chicago African Diaspora International Film Festival: From June 15–18, the Chicago African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF Chicago) celebrates its 20th year with programs and screenings at the Film Center and Facets Multimedia. Since its inception, ADIFF Chicago has explored culturally significant films that explore the Black and Indigenous experience, giving a multidimensional voice to often-misrepresented realities and peoples. Learn more and get tickets at facets.org.