Black Girl: 50th Anniversary

“In 1966, Senegalese novelist-turned-director Ousmane Sembène achieved international acclaim with his debut feature-length film, Black Girl. His urgent and intimate portrait of a young woman who leaves behind the struggles of her native Dakar for an equally challenging life as the maid for a French family on the Côte d’Azur immediately established him as one of the most important creative visionaries of world cinema.”

More at The Criterion Current.

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