Pampered, protected and appreciated, Ladoum are beautiful, valuable sheep – the stars of this Senegalese story.
Ladoum: The Star Sheepby filmmaker Moussa Diallo, takes us into the rewarding business of raising and selling Ladoum sheep in Senegal.
In Dakar, Abou Kane runs the business of raising expensive fine sheep from an urban sheepfold – an impressive sheep boarding house in the city.
He shows off his famous lamb, Ameth Amar, and we eavesdrop on business transactions and discussions. This is an unexpected part of Dakar’s life, with the sheep being the stars.
Moussa Diallo is an experienced screenwriter and director and a respected figure in Senegal’s audiovisual field. He has written several films, including Tundu Wundu, Wara, and Dérapages. He is based in Dakar.