Sembene, the making of African Cinema

“Sembene, The Making Of African Cinema”, en dokumentär om Sembene Ousmane av Ngugi Wa Thiong’o och Manthia Diawara.


“This rich documentary follows the legendary Senagalese filmmaker Sembene Ousmane from the Pan African Film Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso back to the streets of Dakar and his Galle Ceddo home in Dakar suburb at Yoff overlooking the sea.

Revisiting several locations of his films, Sembene Ousmane reminisces about his career and discusses his craft. This great maestro of African Cinema reflects on various subjects some of which include; African Studies, Cinema and Media Studies and the Arts. A rare and personal look into the mind of the ‘Father of African Cinema’ – Ousmane Sembene.” Filminformation


Ousmane Sembene var både författare och filmare, några av hans mest uppskattade filmer är:

Borom Sarret (1963)
Niaye (1964)
La Noire de…(1966)
Mandabi (1968)
Emitaï (1971)
Xala (1975)
Camp de Thiaroye (1988)
Guelwaar (1992)
Faat Kiné (2000)
Moolaadé (2004)

Typ av film: Dokumentär
Språk: English
Längd: 1 h 10 min
År: 1993
Regissörer: Ngugi Wa Thiong’o och Manthia Diawara