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Films By Ousmane Sèmbene

EMITAI (Ousmane Sèmbene, 1971)
Most of Ousmane Sembene's public statements have been advocating the pressing need to challenge the current French control over African film distribution, and to explore the cultural heritage of his … Read more

XALA (Ousmane Sèmbene, 1974)
Xala means impotence in Senegalese. The story of the film, which centres on the impotence of a newly married man, also touches on some major social issues, and symbolises the cultural, economic and p… Read more

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