Ousmane Sembene’s Story Hits America

Ousmane Sembene aka “The Father of African Cinema”, was a great Senegalese writer, director and producer. His life and legacy is one of which movies are made of and is subsequently the subject of a new feature-length documentary co-directed by  Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman.


SEMBENE! makes its debut on November 6 in New York City. Stay tuned for further information on dates and locations of showings. Watch the film’s latest trailer below.