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Marquee Film Festival: Black Girl (1966)

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Marquee Film Festival: Black Girl (1966)

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Thursday, November 3
7 pm
Cost: Free
A Senegalese woman becomes a governess to a family in France, suffering from discrimination and marginalization.

France/Senegal | 65 min | NR | DCP | Dir. Ousmane Sembene

Eager to find a better life abroad, a Senegalese woman becomes a mere governess to a family in southern France, suffering from discrimination and marginalization.

"It isn’t just a milestone, it’s an outstanding work: funny, insightful, beautifully shot and heartbreaking." - Jordan Hoffman (The Guardian)

France/Senegal | 65 min | NR | DCP | Dir. Ousmane Sembene

Eager to find a better life abroad, a Senegalese woman becomes a mere governess to a family in southern France, suffering from discrimination and marginalization.

"It isn’t just a milestone, it’s an outstanding work: funny, insightful, beautifully shot and heartbreaking." - Jordan Hoffman (The Guardian)

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