25th Cascade Festival of African Films


Directed by Ousmane Sembène and Thierno Faty Sow

Senegal, 1987 , 152 min.

Sunday Retrospective Series

CFAF’s Top 10 African Films

Set towards the end of World War II, the film explores the dilemma of African troops who served in the French Army and are expected to surrender their weapons and return to life under French colonial rule. However, the colonial myth of white superiority has been shattered.

In Wolof and French with English subtitles.

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