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Director / Screenwriter / Producer
1923 - 2007
Born January 1, Ziguenchor, Casamance, Senegal
Key Genres: Drama, Comedy, Political  TSPDT Rating: 7
Key Collaborators: Makhouredia Gueye (Leading Player), Robert Fontaine (Leading Player), Georges Caristan (Cinematographer), Dominique Gentil (Cinematographer), Gilbert Kikoine (Editor), Myriam Niang (Character Player)
Highly Recommended: Moolaadé (2004)
Recommended: The Money Order (1968), Xala (1974)
Worth a Look: Black Girl (1966), Emitai (1971), Ceddo (1977), Guelwaar (1992)
Links: [ IMDB ] [ All-Movie Guide ] [ Film Reference ] [ The Life of a Revolutionary Artist ] [ Ousmane Sembene Website ] [ Ousmane Sembene Profile ] [ New York Times Obituary ] [ Village Voice Article (2007) ]
Books: [ A Call to Action: The Films of Ousmane Sembene ] [ Ousmane Sembene: Dialogues with Critics and Writers ]
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1,000 Greatest Films: Xala (1974), Ceddo (1976)
21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films: Moolaadé (2004)
Ain't Nobody's Blues But My Own: Emitai (1971)
 
 
 

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