Ousmane Sembene

Ousmane Sembene

Ousmane Sembene Quick Links

News Film RSS

Moolaadé Review


Excellent
Growing up in America, a self-proclaimed melting pot, there is always an enormous mix of cultural customs visible on the streets every day. But one custom that has not made it to our shores and seems extremely inhumane is that of female circumcision.

81-year-old writer-director-author Ousmane Sembene has been a provocative force for social change in his native Africa for over 50 years. Though most of his films do not get distributed on U.S. soil, they are a solid reminder of human rights issues that still need to be addressed. With his latest, Moolaadé, he gracefully illustrates the organizing of mothers in a small rural community to keep their daughters from being "purified".

Continue reading: Moolaadé Review

Ousmane Sembene

Ousmane Sembene Quick Links

News Film RSS
Advertisement

Occupation

Filmmaker


Lana Parrilla Wants 'Star Wars' In 'Once Upon A Time'

Lana Parrilla Wants 'Star Wars' In 'Once Upon A Time'

The actress wants a sci-fi twist in the show's seventh season.

Katherine Waterston Was Scared When She Saw Alien: Covenant

Katherine Waterston Was Scared When She Saw Alien: Covenant

The horror aspect of Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant has been pushed to the max

Alec Baldwin Takes On Trump Once More With SNL 'Hallelujah' Performance

Alec Baldwin Takes On Trump Once More With SNL 'Hallelujah' Performance

The actor has delivered another great performance as the 45th President of the United States.

Advertisement
'Mamma Mia' Sequel Announced

'Mamma Mia' Sequel Announced

The franchise is making an unexpected return.

Advertisement

Ousmane Sembene Movies

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.