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Up to Our Ears in Directors #1.247: Ousmane Sembene


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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted March 15 2009 - 03:49 AM

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

2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted March 15 2009 - 03:52 AM

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+



2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted March 15 2009 - 08:07 AM

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Ousmane Sembene
Jan 1, 1923 - Jun 9, 2007

Cinema16: World Short Films (2008) (V)
Moolaadé (2004) Posted Image
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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#4 of 6 OFFLINE   Martin Teller

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Posted March 15 2009 - 04:54 PM

Moolaadé (2004) - 7/10

Ceddo (1977) - 8/10
Xala (1975) - 8/10




#5 of 6 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted March 22 2009 - 05:01 AM

Updated:

Mandabi - B
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted February 07 2012 - 09:40 AM

Updated: Black Girl - B-
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+