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Message from: Martin Roberts (
About: MANDABI: questions

Sat, 24 Feb 1996 10:04:22 -0500

A few things to think about re. Ousmane Semene's MANDABI before Tuesday's
class. These aren't meant to be easy questions, just to give you some
starting-points for thinking about the film.

1. Why exactly does what happens to Ibrahim happen to him?

2. How is language (Wolof/French) used in the film?

3. How is dress/clothing used in the film?

4. What do you think was Sembene's purpose in making this film?

-- MDR

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