For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
33 Ratings


Directed by Ousmane Sembène
Germany, Senegal, 1992


Burial of a Christian political activist in a Muslim cemetary forces a conflict imbued with religious fervor. A satiric portrayal of religion and politics, sometimes humorous, sometimes deadly serious.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Guelwaar Directed by Ousmane Sembène

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1992 | Winner: The President of the Italian Senate's Gold Medal

What are people saying?

Related films