October 1, 2010

Ousmane Sembene, african cinema and the Western gaze

I was introduced to African cinema during my studies at Concordia University when, in a film history class, I was touched by one of the most poignant, engaging, and thought-provoking works I had ever witnessed. With Guelwaar, my perspective changed, not only as what type of filmmaker I wanted to be, but also what kind of man I needed to be. That’s the […]