Aboubakar Sanogo on MANDABI
Mandabi • 29m
Film and African studies scholar Aboubakar Sanogo is the founder of Carleton University’s World Cinema Forum and of the annual African Film Festival of Ottawa. In this introduction, recorded in October 2020, he discusses MANDABI in the context of director Ousmane Sembène’s political cinema.
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