Ousmane Sembène, Senegalese writer, screenwriter and director.
Date of birth: January 1, 1923, Ziguinchor, Senegal
Date and place of death: June 9, 2007, Dakar, Senegal
Education: Gerasimov Cinematography Institute, Grand Jury Prize, The President of the Italian Senate's Gold Medal, US National Film Critics Association Best Foreign Film Award, Silver Lion
Awards: Cannes Film Festival A Specific Look Award,
Books: God's Bits of Wood, Tribal Scars, Xala, Black Docker, The Money- Order with White Genesis, The Last of the Empire, O Pays, Mon Beau Peuple, Niiwam; And, Taaw, L Harmattan, Ousmane Sembène: Interviews