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Sendra Fernandez, Estrella (2019) 'Ousmane Sembène’s Cinema.' Critical Muslim, 30 (1). pp. 73-80.

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Abstract

The work of prolific Senegalese writer and filmmaker Ousmane Sembène is strongly linked to the decolonisation and liberation of African countries from the 1960s onwards. The son of a Lébou father – a fisherman from a community originally from the Cap Vert peninsula – and a Serer mother, an ethnic group among the last in Senegal to convert to Islam or Christianity, this pioneer of African film still lacks the recognition he is rightfully due in global cinema.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Senegal, African cinema, Ousmane Sembène, Senegalese Cinema
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Arts
Departments and Subunits > School of Arts > Department of the History of Art & Archaeology
ISSN: 20488475
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2020 14:59
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/32535
Related URLs: https://www.cri ... embenes-cinema/ (Publisher URL)

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