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La Noire de… (Black Girl), 1966

Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 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

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