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Discover Ousmane Sembene films, the “father of African cinema”

In 1952, Ousmane Sembene, a dockworker and fifth-grade dropout from Senegal, began dreaming an impossible dream: to become the storyteller for a new Africa. SEMBENE!, a feature-length HD documentary, tells the unbelievable true story of the “father of African cinema,” the self-taught novelist and filmmaker who fought, against enormous odds, a monumental, 50-year-long battle to give African stories to Africans.

October 2020 Cine-Club: Caregivers in the spotlight

We have been and are going through a difficult health period. COVID-19 will have made us realize how vulnerable we are and how important our health is. The health sector is playing a more than major role in managing this crisis. For the reopening of AF, our cine club would like to focus the spotlight and honour the healthcare workers who are the heroes of this crisis – through 4 films on health and medicine.