La Noire de… (Black Girl), 1966
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 2:00:00 AM UTC
Univ. of Washington Bothell | Diversity Center
La noire de… (Trans. as "The black girl/woman of…" or "black girl from…") is a French-Senegalese film that elicits critical discourses on the effects of colonialism, neocoloniality, racism, post-colonial identity in Africa and Europe.
Writer/Director: Ousmane Sembene
Features: Mbissine Thérèse Diop
This seminal work of Sembene’s is considered to be the first film by a sub-Saharan African filmmaker to receive critical international recognition.
Audio: French | Subtitles: English
Also available by Criterion