Film Series: Black Girl

1966. Senegal. Dir: Ousmane Sembene. With Mbissine Thérèse Diop. 85 min.


A young Senegalese woman migrates to France in hopes of a more cosmopolitan life, but instead is abused and alienated and question the possibility of happiness abroad. This still-urgent landmark of post-colonial African cinema announced Sembene to the international film scene.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free