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World Nomads: African Cinema



Ousmane SembènePhoto courtesy of French Institute Alliance Française
Ousmane Sembčne
Photo courtesy of French Institute Alliance Française
World Nomads: African Cinema: Homage to Ousmane Sembčne
UNITED STATES
NEW YORK  •  French Institute Alliance Française  •  Ongoing
 
Uncompromising critic of colonial regimes. Astute chronicler of urban Senegal—Ousmane Sembčne inspired an entire continent’s cultural awakening through both literature and film. Close friend of Sembčne, Dr. Mamadou Diouf, director of Columbia University’s Institute for African Studies, moderates an evening to include personal reminiscence, readings, a screening of Sembčne’s seminal film Borom Sarett, and an original sound score performed by DJ Spooky.

French Institute Alliance Française Web Site



Detailed schedule information:
7:00 pm

Contact: French Institute Alliance Française
22 East 60th Street
New York, NY
Tel: (1) 212 355 61 00

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