Happy birthday Djibril Diop Mambéty whose feature debut, TOUKI BOUKI, celebrates its milestone 50th anniversary this year.
Tag: Alice Diop
Akoroko sat down with the director and star in a conversation about creating a work that is true to the story that inspired it while shifting the perspective from which it’s generally understood.
The Black French filmmaker’s first narrative feature film, it has taken the European film scene by storm.
Alice Diop’s NOUS/WE, winner of the 2021 Berlinale Documentary Award and Best Film within the Berlinale Encounters category, forces a conversation about what “French society” means while engaging Diop’s body of work, as a Black woman and documentarian in France. In times when the extreme right-wing scored as the third party during the 2022 French […]