EMITAI :: An Ousmane Sembene feature film

EMITAI

As World War II is going on in Europe, a conflict arises between the French and the Diola-speaking tribe of Senegal, prompting the village women to organize their men to sit beneath a tree to pray.

ACCOLADES

:: OCIC Award - Recommendation, Berlin, 1972
:: Silver Prize, Moscow, 1971

CREDITS

:: Writer/Director: Ousmane Sembene
:: Cast: Andongo Diabon, Robert Fontaine, Michel Renaudeau