Posts Tagged ‘Djibril Diop Mambéty’
By Boukary Sawadogo
Laurence Gavron’s documentary Ninki Nanka, The Prince of Colobane closely observes the celebrated director during the making of his final feature, Hyenas.
By Yasmina Price
Djibril Diop Mambéty’s Le Franc and The Little Girl Who Sold The Sun combine a harsh critique of neocolonial structures with buoyant portraits of those surviving at their margins.
Ninki Nanka, The Prince of Colobane
Directed by Laurence Gavron
Gavron’s doc follows Djibril Diop Mambéty throughout the April and May shoot of Hyenas, and also pays visits to his family and childhood friends, in order to find the real Djibril and expose the different facets of his generous, creative, and fiercely committed vagabond spirit.
Last available Feb 25 2021
By Alexandra Marshall
A look at the career of the fashion and costume designer whose contributions to Djibril Diop Mambéty’s Hyenas served to heighten the film’s exquisite beauty.
By Austin Dale
The Dakar-based filmmaker and visual artist, who was a close friend of Djibril Diop Mambéty’s, talks about coming on as the assistant director during the troubled production of Hyenas.
August 21, 2020
By N. Frank Ukadike
The Senegalese master talks about making Hyenas and his plans for the future in a 1999 Transition 78 piece.
Le Franc & The Little Girl Who Sold The Sun
Directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty
Metrograph Pictures presents new restorations of two medium-length films by the Senegalese master that provide us a fuller picture of the elements that define his small, but perfect, filmography—a rich social vision, sly humor, and formal ingenuity.Watch Now