Ousmane Sembène, Black Girl (still), 1966. 80 min


Director: Ousmane Sembène
Drama | 80 min
French with Arabic and English subtitles

Suitable only for adults

Diouana moves to France with the family that employs her in hope of a better life. Her excitement is quickly diminished, however, as she begins experiencing isolation, loneliness and a feeling of confinement in the foreign country. Motifs of home surround her, though her options for returning there are limited.

This film won the Prix Jean Vido and Tanit d’Or at the Carthage Film Festival (1966).

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