Doyle Calhoun’s essay: “Sembène’s “Black Girl” is a Ghost Story”

November 4, 2021

This essay from Public Books—a “teaser” of recent archival discoveries related to Ousmane Sembène’s film La Noire de… (1966). A longer, academic piece—“Looking for Diouana Gomis (1927–1958): The Story Behind African Cinema’s Most Iconic Suicide”—is forthcoming from Research in African Literatures and should be out this spring.