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Film Introduction and Screening of Black Girl (1966), Directed by Ousmane Sembène

March 1 : 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


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Length: 80 min

A Senegalese woman named Diouana migrates to France to work as a maid for a rich white French couple with the expectation of improving her economic prospects, but instead is treated like a slave. This film was Senegalese director Ousame Sembène’s first full-length film.

Dr. Wendy Sutherland, Associate Professor of German, Black European and Diaspora Studies, will introduce this film. The film will be available on demand after the initial screening.