|Birth Date||:||22 November 1943|
|Birth Place||:||Dakar, Senegal|
Safi Faye is a Senegalese film director and ethnologist. She was the first Sub-Saharan African woman to direct a commercially distributed feature film, Kaddu Beykat, which was released in 1975. She has directed several documentary and fiction films focusing on rural life in Senegal.
Filmmaker Safi Faye investigates traditional storytelling.
Kaddu Beykat [20 October 1976 (France)]
Ngor is a young man in a Senegalese village who wishes to marry Columba, but Ngor cannot afford to marry her so he goes to the capital city to try to earn more money, but is exploited there. He returns to the villagers and shares his experience.
Little by Little [10 September 1971 (France)]
A young man travels to Paris to see how people live so his village can create a big building.
Mossane [8 April 1998 (France)]
A teenager's (Magou Seck) beauty disrupts her family and village, leading to a tragic act of rebellion.
Ouaga [Nii Kwate Owoo, Kwesi Owusu]
Selbe: One Among Many [27 October 2007]
Selbe: One Among Many originally as Selbé et tant d'autres, is a 1983 Senegalese documentary short directed by Safi Faye and produced by Pierre Hoffmann for Faye Films. The film received positive reviews and won several awards at international film festivals.
Selve, One of Many 
Women Make Film [1 September 2018]
Women Make Film is a documentary film by the British-Irish filmmaker and film critic Mark Cousins. The film premiered on 1 September 2018 at the Venice Film Festival, and was released on the BFI Player in May 2020. The film is divided into 40 chapters over 14 hours and features the work of 183 directors.
- 22 November 1943.
- Dakar, Senegal.