MANDABI (PG) 1966 SENEGAL SEMBENE, OUSMANE LANGUAGE WOLOF AND FRENCH DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £21.99
When Ibrahim Dieng, who lives in Dakar with his two wives and seven children, receives a substantial money order from his nephew in Paris, his life is thrown into disarray as he tackles bureaucracy, desperate neighbours and family members, mounting debt and corruption.
In Wolof and French with English subtitles
Interviews: Alain Sembène, Boubacar Boris Diop (author), Marie-Angélique Savané (sociologist)
Commentary: Ousmane Sembene (director), Samba Gadjigo, Jason Silverman (film-makers)
Other Documentary: ‘Shooting ‘Mandabi”, ‘A Senegalese Story – ‘Mandabi’ and the Birth of West African’, ‘A Date With Dakar – Looking Back at a Sembène Classic’
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