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Event: The 2nd African Film Public Lecture SOAS

May 17, 2016

The 2nd African Film Public Lecture

Samba Gadjigo

Date: 31 May 2016 Time: 7:00 PM

Finishes: 31 May 2016 Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B102

Type of Event: Lecture

As part of the Centre for Film Studies annual PhD symposium, Samba Gadjigo will discuss his documentary 'Sembéne!', which tells the story of the "father of African cinema," the self-taught novelist and filmmaker Ousmane Sembéne.

Speaker: Samba Gadjigo

Chair: Lindiwe Dovey (SOAS)

Samba Gadjigo is the director of the documentary 'Making of Moolaade', is the world’s foremost expert on the life and work of Ousmane Sembéne and author of Sembéne’s official biography. He was born and raised in Senegal and is professor of African Studies and French at Mt. Holyoke College.

Contact email: cas@soas.ac.uk