Borom Sarret

by Ousmane Sembène 0h20min Senegal 1963
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Borom Sarret
by Ousmane Sembène

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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  • Abdoulaye Ly : Le charretier
  • And with: Ousmane Sembène


  • Director Ousmane Sembène
  • Scenario Ousmane Sembène
  • Photo director Christian Lacoste
  • Production Compagny Filmi Domirev, Les Actualités Françaises
  • Distributor INA

Technical information

  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Production1963
  • Release date for France08/14/1964
  • CategoryShort film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageFrench
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