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Discussion with Samba Gadjigo on: Black Girl (1966) & Sembène! (2015)

March 4 : 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


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Samba Gadjigo is a Professor of French at Mount Holyoke College. He was the recipient of the Mount Holyoke Faculty Award for Scholarship in 2016. His publications on francophone Africa include: Ousmane Sembène: Dialogue with Critics and WritersOusmane Sembène: Une conscience africaine, Ousmane Sembène: The Making of a Militant Artist. He also directed the documentary film, The Making of Moolaade and co-directed, Sembène!, receiving Best Documentary Award at the Emerge Film Festival in 2016 and the Jury Award at the Luxor, International Film Festival, Jury Award in 2017.