Directors Up to Our Ears in Directors #1.247: Ousmane Sembene

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  1. Brook K

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    Ousmane Sembene

    Cinema16: World Short Films (2008) (V)
    Moolaadé (2004)
    Faat Kiné (2000)
    Guelwaar (1992)
    Camp de Thiaroye (1987)
    ... aka The Camp at Thiaroye
    Ceddo (1977)
    ... aka Outsiders
    Xala (1975)
    ... aka Impotence
    ... aka The Curse
    Emitai (1971)
    ... aka God of Thunder
    Tauw (1970)
    Mandabi (1968)
    ... aka The Money Order
    Borom sarret (1966)
    Noire de..., La (1966)
    ... aka Black Girl
    Niaye (1964)
    Empire sonhrai, L' (1963)
    ... aka The Sonhrai Empire
     
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    The first African director to reach international fame, his films highlight the complexities, injustices and contradictions of African life through neo-realist drama and often biting comedy. He passed away June 9th, 2007.

    1. Moolade - A-
    2. Mandabi - B


    3. Black Girl - B-
    4. Xala - C+
     
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    Ousmane Sembene
    Jan 1, 1923 - Jun 9, 2007

    Cinema16: World Short Films (2008) (V)
    Moolaadé (2004) [​IMG]
    Faat Kiné (2000)
    Guelwaar (1992)
    The Camp at Thiaroye (1987)
    Ceddo (1977)
    Xala (1975)
    Emitai (1971)
    Tauw (1970)
    Mandabi (1968)
    Borom Sarret (1966)
    Black Girl (1966)
    Niaye (1964)
    The Sonhrai Empire (1963)

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    Moolaadé (2004) - 7/10

    Ceddo (1977) - 8/10
    Xala (1975) - 8/10
     
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    Mandabi - B
     
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    Updated: Black Girl - B-
     

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