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Contras' City

Djibril Diop Mambéty Senegal, 1969

josé neves's rating of the film City of Contrasts

PC. Contemporary of the formal actions with which Jean Rouch has expanded and problematized the practice of documentary cinema, articulating experimentalism with the most refined criticism of colonialism, also Mambéty, without copyism and with a personal discourse, confirmed by his subsequent films, composes in a high mood a look of his city that goes from the French colonization to the slums of his town.