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Borom sarret (1963)

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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Albourah ... Le cheval
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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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One of 3 African movies I've seen...
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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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