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Manthia Diawara on BOROM SARRET
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In this 2016 piece, filmmaker and cultural theorist Manthia Diawara (“African Film: New Forms and Aesthetics and Politics”) addreses the significance of Ousmane Sembène's debut film.
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Samba Gadjigo on Ousmane Sembène
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