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