‘Father of African cinema’ Ousmane Sembène at work – in pictures


A look back at the career of Senegal-born film director Ousmane Sembène as his 1968 film Mandabi is released in the UK for the first time

•Mandabi is released on 11 June in cinemas, and on 28 June on DVD, Blu-Ray and digital platforms.

•Peter Bradshaw on Mandabi: classic about colonialism resonates today

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Tags: Europe, Photography, UK, Film, Russia, Africa, Senegal, World news, Culture, Art and design, Colonialism, World cinema, Ousmane Sembene, Peter Bradshaw, Blu Ray

Source:  https://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2021/jun/10/father-of-african-cinema-ousmane-sembene-at-work-in-pictures



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