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  • Ceddo

    Directed by Ousmane Sembène • 1977 • Senegal
    Starring Mamadou Dioumé, Ousmane Sembène, Tabata Ndiaye

    In precolonial Senegal, members of the Ceddo (or “outsiders”) kidnap Princess Dior Yacine (Tabata Ndiaye) after her father (Makhourédia Guèye), the king, pledges loyalty to an ascendant Islamic f...

  • Guelwaar

    Directed by Ousmane Sembène • 1992 • France, Germany, Senegal, United States
    Starring Thierno Ndiaye Doss, Mame Ndoumbé Diop, Myriam Niang

    “Guelwaar” is the nickname of Pierre Henri Thioune (Thierno Ndiaye), a political radical and agitator whose criticism of Senegal’s reliance on foreign aid ru...

  • 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...