Sembène! (12A)

Friday 18 November - Thursday 24 November


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Sembène! (12A)

Senegal/2015/89mins/12A/subs. Dir: Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman

In 1952, Ousmane Sembène, a dockworker from Senegal, began his dream of becoming the storyteller for a new Africa. The self-taught novelist and filmmaker who fought a 50-year-long battle to give African stories to Africans. Made with his colleague Samba Gadjigo and using rare archival footage to the film reveals an ordinary man who transformed himself into a fearless spokesperson for the marginalised, becoming a hero to millions.

+ Join us for a Q&A with director Jason Silverman on Fri 18 Nov

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