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Djibril Diop Mambéty (1945–1998)

Born the son of a Muslim cleric in Colobane, near Dakar, Senegal, Djibril Diop Mambéty received no formal training in filmmaking. He experimented with theater, but in 1968, he was asked to leave an avant-garde theater group. Shortly thereafter, he made his first film short called Badou Boy (1970), which dealt with the life of a young renegade. By ... See full bio »

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in Senegal

Died:

(age 53) in Paris, France

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Touki Bouki
Touki Bouki Director
(1973)
Hyenas
Hyenas Director
(1992)
Le franc
Le franc Director
(1994)

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 1994/I Le franc (Short)
 1969 City of Contrasts (Short) (as Djibril Diop)
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 1992 Hyenas
 1973 Touki Bouki (writer)
 1970 Badou Boy
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 1994/I Le franc (Short)
 1969 City of Contrasts (Short) (scenario - as Djibril Diop)
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 1992 Hyenas
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 1973 Touki Bouki (producer)
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 1997 Le sacré (Documentary)
Lui-même
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 2011 The Story of Film: An Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Movies to Change the World (2011) ... Himself
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Djibril Diop
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Brother of Wasis Diop.

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