Ousmane Sembène


Senegal 1976
Regie: Ousmane Sembène


Burial of a Christian political activist in a Muslim cemetary forces a conflict imbued with religious fervor. A satiric portrayal of religion and politics, sometimes humorous, sometimes deadly serious.

Senegal/F/Ger 1992
Regie: Ousmane Sembène
105 min, 35 mm, Farbe, OF mit dt. UT
IFFI 1998 (Publikumspreis)


Six girls escape from an African ceremony of female circumcision. Two flee to the city while Collé Ardo Gallo Sy, one of the wives of a village tribesman, takes four in. Collé puts the spell of Moolaadé, protection, over the girls, to keep them safe.

Senegal/F 2004
Regie: Ousmane Sembène
120 min, 35 mm, Farbe, OF mit dt. UT
Un certain regard, Cannes 2004


Senegal 1974
Regie: Ousmane Sembène