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Manthia Diawara

“For African filmmakers, if they do not go to the West on the one hand, they’re not going to make a film. And, if they go to the West, can they still call their work “African cinema?”

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    A LETTER FROM YENE

    Manthia Diawara 2022

    Homing in on a Senegalese fishing village, Manthia Diawara sifts curiously through the cultural detritus of our changing relationship to the natural world. For its global streaming premiere, this essay on a changing coastline drags up difficult questions of complicity with refreshing candor.

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