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Interview: Teemour Mambéty Diop on “Hyenas” And His Father’s Legacy

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Paulette Gomis talks to Teemour Mambéty Diop, son of legendary "Hyenas" director Djibril, about living with a filmmaker father and embracing his legacy.

The Best African Movies, From All 54 African Countries

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An epic list of the top African films—from all 54 of Africa's countries.

Revisiting Safi Faye, One of Africa’s Most Underrated Female Filmmakers

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Looking back at Senegalese director Safi Faye through her groundbreaking film "Mossane."

An Introduction to “Father of African Cinema” Ousmane Sembène

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Timothy Niwamanya provides an introduction to Ousmane Sembène, the first true African filmmaker and a legend of Cinema.

 
 
 

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