Murphy, David. – Sembene: Imagining Alternatives in Film and Fiction
AbstractOusmane Sembene from Senegal is an acclaimed film maker of over ten films, including Borom Sarret, La noire de..., Mandabi, Ceddo, Xala, and the list goes on. He is also a confirmed author with ten books to his credit, among which the classic God’s Little Bits of Wood (Les bouts de bois de Dieu). There are surprisingly few book-length studies of Sembene’s work, even fewer with in – depth critical analysis, and David Murphy seeks to fill the gap. His principal aim is to dislocate the easy labe...