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The following introduction to TOUKI BOUKI by filmmaker Martin Scorsese, founder of the World Cinema Project, was produced in 2013.
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In this 2013 interview, filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako (WAITING FOR HAPPINESS) shares his appreciation for Djibril Diop Mambéty’s 1973 film TOUKI BOUKI.
The following conversation between musician Wasis Diop, brother of TOUKI BOUKI director Djibril Diop Mambéty, and filmmaker Mati Diop, Wasis’s daughter, was recorded in 2012.
Djibril Diop Mambéty’s first short film, completed in 1968 and presented here, is a tour of the city of Dakar and the postcolonial contrasts of its people, architecture, and culture.