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Mandabi • 1h 32m

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  • Aboubakar Sanogo on MANDABI

    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.

  • Boubakar Boris Diop and Marie Angeliq...

    In the following conversation, recorded in Dakar, Senegal, in October 2020, novelist, journalist, and screenwriter Boubacar Boris Diop and sociologist and feminist activist Marie Angélique Savané discuss the impact of MANDABI’s original release in Africa.

  • 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.