Cinema Tuesdays@ Skirball: Black Girl

February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019

1:30 pm To 3:00 pm

Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA


(310) 440-4500

Event Description

Recognized as one of the founding works of African cinema, Ousmane Sembène’s Black Girl follows a young Senegalese woman as she moves to France in pursuit of a new career and lifestyle. This stirring 1966 classic presented images of colonialism, black femininity, and post-colonial identity. Directed by Ousmane Sembène. (1966, 65 min. No MPAA rating. In French with English subtitles.)

These FREE Tuesday afternoon screenings showcase diverse human stories from around the world.

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