Nicole Gillet, General Delegate of the Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, now in its 27th edition, was interviewed by Falila Gbadamassi [fr] on afrik.com:

In the past, Senegalese films were in French. Since then, things have changed. They want to produce films with local actors, in their own languages, in the language of the street, so that the films are seen at home. In addition, local television stations developed. It is normal that the films are intended for the local public, and are available in the common language.