Ousmane William Mbaye - Senegal
«Kemtiyu» depicts Cheikh Anta Diop, eminent researcher with an insatiable thirst for knowledge, but also an enlightened political figure. This film tells the struggle of a man who fought his entire life for truth and justice in order to restore Africa’s historical consciousness and dignity.
Genre: Feature documentary
Duration: 94 minutes
Production year: 2016
Script: Ousmane William Mbaye
DOP: Jean Diouf
Editing: Laurence Attali
Director: Ousmane William Mbaye
Production company: AUTOPRODUCTION - LES FILMS MAME YANDÉ
Ousmane William Mbaye is a Senegalese director,. He first started as Sembene’s assistant. In 1979 he made his first short film, awarded with the GoldenTanit at Carthage Film Festival. Since 2000, he has started working on documentaries, revealing the hidden memories of Senegal.