Tag: Alice Diop

SAINT OMER: Director Alice Diop and Actress Guslagie Malanda on Their Pursuit of Authenticity (Interview)

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.

Is There a NOUS/WE in French Society? 

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 […]