Boron Sarret is arguably the first film made by a black African. It illustrates poverty in Senegal, particularly for the working man

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Boron Sarret is arguably the first film made by a black African. It illustrates poverty in Senegal, particularly for the working man

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This short film was the first ever indigenous black African film. See more »

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One of 3 African movies I've seen...
19 October 2000 | by (The Orchestra) – See all my reviews

20 minutes long. Black and white. Focusing on one cart driver. Sounds pretty c**p, huh? Wrong! The film makes excellent satirical points on the class divide, as well as providing some excellent, if somewhat crude, camera work. However, it's depth puts many movies to shame.


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