To celebrate October when the UK’s African film festivals usually happen and to mark Black History Month (though Rendez-vous à Bobo is here for Black history 365!) Rendez-Vous à Bobo salutes the great Ousmane Sembène, the polymath director known as ‘Le Vieux’, the father of African cinema, and one of the greats, period.
We meet Sembène through the music that scored his films + News of exciting online festival We Are Tano a collab by the UK’S 5 biggest African Film Festivals.
1. Masani Cisse – Titles to Mandabi
2. Manu Dibango – Titles to Ceddo
3. Oumou Sangaré– Ah Ndiya