Directed by Mohammed Camara, Dakan (Destiny) is a 1997 Guinean film that tells the story of two men, Manga and Sory, who struggle to deal with their love for each other and the impact their relationship has on their families.
Loffo Camara (c.1925 – 25 January 1971) was a senior Guinean politician, and a member of the Politburo of the First Republic of Guinea in the years immediately following independence. After falling out with the President Sékou Touré, she was dismissed from the cabinet, and later was arrested and executed.
Loffo Camara was trained as a midwife, and became an activist in the Democratic Party of Guinea (PDG) in Macenta. She was elected a member of the National Assembly, and became a member of the PDG Central Committee.
She was arrested in December 1970 following an unsuccessful seaborne attack on Guinea by Portuguese troops. She was transferred from Kindia to Conakry on 24 January 1971 and shot on 25 January 1971. She was the only woman to be executed at this time.