Aïssa Maïga is a Senegal-born French actress, director, writer, producer, and activist. Maïga has worked with major auteurs like Michael Haneke, Abderrahmane Sissako and Michel Gondry, and recently starred in Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut
|Birth Date||:||25 May 1975|
|Birth Place||:||Dakar, Senegal|
Anything for Alice [January 2014 (Belgium)]
Max, a wealthy young man, leads a happy life. In order to woo Alice, he buys the factory she works in and starts working with her as her colleague.
Aya of Yop City [17 July 2013 (France)]
Nineteen-year-old Aya, a studious girl, prefers to stay indoors but constantly helps all her friends. However, Aya also has troubles and secrets of her own.
Bamako [18 October 2006 (France)]
Her marriage on the rocks, cabaret singer Mele (Aissa Maiga) returns home after a degrading night of work and finds her apartment complex transformed into an elaborate tribunal in which the institutions of international capitalism are being put on trial. Her sister (Djénéba Koné) stands up alongside peasants, farmers and other citizens, appealing to the bureaucrats of the international banking cabal. A long night in pursuit of justice is offset by a sultry evening of Malian life.… MORE
Black and White [11 January 2008 (Italy)]
A young computer technician (Fabio Volo), married to a cultural mediator (Ambra Angiolini), falls for a beautiful, rebellious woman (Aissa Maiga) from Senegal.
Blind Valley [21 September 2011 (France)]
Bro [31 July 2019]
After being accused of murdering his violent father, Teddy is sent to a closed educational centre, a brutal place where he does not know the rules.
Code Unknown [15 November 2000 (France)]
In Paris, one incident is seen through the eyes of several people -- Anne (Juliette Binoche), a stressed actress thirsty for success; her boyfriend Georges (Thierry Neuvic), who is a photographer; Romanian immigrant Maria (Luminita Gheorghiu), who is not legally allowed to work in France and Amadou, (Ona Lu Yenke), a caring teacher who is sympathetic to marginalized people. All become swept up in racial tensions and legal issues that stem from a single, careless act of littering.… MORE
Comatose [Mickey Madoda Dube]
Corniche Kennedy [15 October 2018 (Russia)]
At the foot of luxurious villas in the Mediterranean, the people of Marseilles defy the laws of gravity.
Diamant 13 [21 January 2009]
A cop goes up against his lifelong friend who has become one of the city's most well-known drug traffickers.
Don't Worry, I'm Fine [6 September 2006 (France)]
Nineteen-year-old Lili returns from Barcelona, and learns that her twin brother has left home following a fight with their father. Worried sick, she embarks on a journey to go look for him.
He Even Has Your Eyes [18 January 2017 (France)]
When Sali and Paul, a black couple, fail to conceive, they decide to adopt a child. However, chaos ensues when they find out that they are about to bring home Benjamin, a white four-month-old boy.
Hidden [28 July 2005 (Russia)]
The peace of a Parisian family is shattered when they find a series of surveillance tapes containing recordings of the exterior of their home, on their front porch.
Homeless Without You 
Housewarming [1 June 2005 (France)]
A young and attractive lawyer decides to renovate her house so that a man who is smitten by her cannot move into her apartment.
I Do [1 November 2006 (Belgium)]
Middle-aged Parisian bachelor Luis Costa (Alain Chabat) is in no rush to get married. But, when his devoted mother, Geneviève (Bernadette Lafont), and five sisters agree that he should settle down, they set Luis up for a series of doomed dates. Luis soon tires of dining out with strangers, so he arranges for his friend's sister, Emmanuelle (Charlotte Gainsbourg), to pose as his fiancée. Conceived with the hope of getting his family off his back, the plan comically complicates Luis's life.… MORE
Jonah and Lila, Till Tomorrow [November 1999]
A man (Jerome Robart), his mentor, his wife (Aissa Maiga) and other family members gather to discuss social and political issues.
L' Aide Au Retour [28 May 2009 (Paris)]
L'Âge d'Homme ... Maintenant ou Jamais! 
Le Prof 
Les Insoumis [Claude-Michel Rome]
An agent of the BRB infiltrates a criminal organization to capture assassins.
Les routes de l'esclavage [May 2018]
The story of a world whose frontiers and territories were created by a slave trade that saw over 20 million Africans deported, sold and enslaved. Profit, subjugation and violence imposing their routes upon the globe.
Lise and Andre 
Accompanied by a rather reluctant priest, a mother goes in search of a miracle to save her son, who is in a coma.
Love Is Dead [23 November 2016 (France)]
A man creates a business whose service is to assist a partner in breaking up with the other.
Marie-Line [20 December 2000]
Marie-Line (Muriel Robin) is the often tyrannical leader of a group of cleaning ladies who scrub down a supermarket every night. The team is made up mostly of illegal immigrants, such as Malika (Aissa Maiga). Marie-Line deals with sexual harassment at work and her fascist husband at home. Her only consolation is her love for a deceased singer. Despite a harsh exterior, Marie-Line cares for her coworkers. As friendship blooms between them, she becomes willing to do anything to protect them.… MORE
Mood Indigo [19 June 2002 (France)]
Xavier (Romain Duris) is a French university student who moves to Barcelona, Spain, to learn Spanish in order to score a desirable job. Residing in a house with other young Europeans of varied nationalities, Xavier has a life-altering experience living in such an international environment. After a visit by his girlfriend, Martine (Audrey Tautou), Xavier realizes that she may not be the one for him, and starts to fall for a friend's wife, the lovely Anne-Sophie (Judith Godrèche).… MORE
Mortel Ete 
In a small village of Camargue, Julie secretly decides to leave her husband and his gas station to be with Louis, one of her lovers. On the day of departure, Louis is absent; he disappears.
My Children Are Different [23 July 2003 (France)]
Widower and professional cellist Jean Debart (Richard Berry) comes from a musical family -- his father is a conductor, and his brother specializes in sound effects. Hoping to continue the musical tradition, Jean pushes his children into honing their talent. His teen daughter, Adèle (Élodie Peudepièce), plays the cello, and his son plays the piano. Jean pressures his children to be focused, but Adèle threatens his authority when she falls in love with musician Thomas (Malik Zidi).… MORE
Mystère à la Tour Eiffel [Mystery in Paris]
During the opening of the Eiffel Tower, the star of Paris's universal exhibition, three engineers from the company Eiffel are murdered. Louise Massart, a young, free-spirited woman and daughter of one of the victims is wrongly accused.
One Man's Show [2 November 2013 (Vancouver)]
An actor struggles to reconcile his failed relationships with his son and the three women in his life before he dies from cancer.
One Stays, the Other Leaves 
Two old friends must decide what to do with love when they each acquire a mistress.
Paris, I Love You [21 June 2006 (Denmark)]
An anthology film that depicts the concept of love in the neighbourhood of Paris, where people experience romance, heartbreak and despair.
Pygmalionnes [22 January 2020]
Rien Que Du Bonheur 
Russian Dolls [15 June 2005 (Switzerland)]
A struggling writer (Romain Duris) becomes involved with two women while juggling assignments in Paris.
Saraka bô 
Sex, Okra and Salted Butter [18 July 2008]
Hilarious family comedy which offers a refreshingly humorous take on African immigration to Europe.
Sometimes in April [17 February 2005 (USA)]
A Hutu soldier (Idris Elba) tries to get his family to safety during the Rwandan genocide, while years later his brother stands trial for his actions.
Sur la piste du Marsupilami [4 April 2012 (France)]
When reporter Dan Geraldo arrives in Palombia to hunt for a scoop, he never suspects that he is about to make an incredible discovery. With his resourceful local guide Pablito, Dan has one surprise after another.
Temps de la Kermesse est Terminé, Le 
The African Doctor [8 June 2016 (France)]
Seyolo Zantoko, a recent medical graduate of Congolese descent in France, struggles to integrate in a rural village, but winds up one of the most respected doctors in the region.
The Bathers [22 January 2003]
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind [25 January 2019]
A 13-year-old boy is thrown out of the school he loves when his family can no longer afford the fees. He sneaks into the library and learns how to build a windmill to save his village from a famine.
The Counsel [26 January 2011 (France)]
Leo Demarsan is an ambitious criminal lawyer who gains success at a rapid rate. However, he finds himself trapped after a ruthless mafia boss drags him into illegal practices.
The Tower [25 December 2012 (South Korea)]
Tower Sky, a luxurious building complex, has organised a lavish Christmas party for its VIP guests. However, things go awry when a fire breaks out and thousands of lives are endangered.
They Had a Dream [15 September 2017]
As a result of the closure of sugar mills, the government encourages islanders to leave the French West Indies in order to escape poverty. When they arrive in Europe, life is not what they imagined.
Today [9 January 2013 (France)]
When Satche learns that he is about to die, he decides to make the best of his last day on Earth and goes about meeting all his loved ones.
Together Is Too Much 
A woman (Nathalie Baye) moves into her son's (Jocelyn Quivrin) apartment after learning about her husband's (Pierre Arditi) affair.
Toussaint Louverture [9 February 2012]
Toussaint Louverture is a 2012 French film written and directed by Philippe Niang. It stars Jimmy Jean-Louis, Aïssa Maïga and Sonia Rolland and is based on the life of Toussaint Louverture. The film premiered at the 2012 Festival de Luchon. It won the Best Diaspora Feature award at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Une famille parfaite 
Voyage à Ouaga [Camille Mouyéké]
- 25 May 1975.
- Dakar, Senegal.