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  • Borom sarret

    Directed by Ousmane Sembène • 1963 • Senegal

    This groundbreaking short film, which won first prize at the 1963 Touris Film Festival in France, was the directorial debut of Ousmane Sembène.

    Restored in 2013 by the Cineteca di Bologna/L’Immagine Ritrovata laboratory and Éclair, in association wit...

  • Niaye

    Directed by Ousmane Sembène • 1964 • Senegal
    Starring Sow, Astou Ndiaye, Mame Dia

    In this early short film, adapted from his own novella “White Genesis,” Ousmane Sembène offers a portrait of a Senegalese village in decline, where the chief has impregnated his own daughter, a soldier has come bac...

  • Tauw

    Directed by Ousmane Sembène • 1970 • Senegal

    This rarely seen 1970 short film by Ousmane Sembène is based on one of his own short stories and focuses on youth unemployment in Dakar.