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Black Girl


Dir. Ousmane Sembène (1964).
Ousmane Sembène’s 1964 short feature—usually regarded as the founding work of black African cinema—is a great movie. Stunningly spare and conceptually elegant, it exposes colonial psychology even as it explicates the psychology of the colonized.

Sat., April 9, 2 p.m., 2011

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