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Sembene!

  • Langston Seattle 104 17th Avenue South Seattle, WA, 98144 United States (map)

LANGSTON's Seattle Black Film Festival presents: SEMBENE!

SEMBENE! tells the unbelievable true story of the self-taught novelist and filmmaker who fought, against enormous odds, a 50-year battle to give Africans the power to tell their own stories. SEMBENE! is told through the never-before-seen archival footage and verite footage of the man who knew him best, colleague and biographer Samba Gadjigo. A true-life epic, SEMBENE! follows an ordinary man who transforms himself from a manuel laborer into a fearless and often polarizing spokesman for the marginalized, becoming a hero to millions.

Later Event: October 19
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