Movies directed by Ousmane Sembene

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Black Girl

Black Girl is the feature debut of acclaimed African author-turned-filmmaker Ousmane Sembene. Clocking in at roughly an hour in length, the movie suffers from a number of what might be considered “teething” flaws: uneven pacing, wooden act...

Run Time: 0:58
U.S. Release Date: -
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Adult Themes, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Ousmane Sembene
Cast: Mbissine Therese Diop, Anne-Marie Jelinck, Robert Fontaine, ...

81-year old Ousmane Sembene has been called "the most important cinematic voice ever to come out of Africa," yet because of the quirks of the distribution system and the American movie-goer's acknowledged distaste for anything unfamiliar, none of t...

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 2004-10-15
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Violence, Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Ousmane Sembene
Cast: Fatoumata Coulibaly, Maïmouna Hélène Diarra, Salimata Traoré, ...