Oct 23–26, 2008


Film Festival

In the 1930s, the concept of Négritude, designed to oppose a world view dominated by European conceptions, was formulated as an independent African identity, a form of self-awareness that was based on the roots of people’s own culture. Dwarfed by the success of the social-realist approach of Ousmane Sembène (the father of African cinema), Négritude is now experiencing a – somewhat problematic – renaissance.