Schomburg Rewind Film Series: KEMTIYU - Cheikh Anta

From April 19, 2018 18:30 until April 19, 2018 19:34
Posted by Toni Richardson
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FILM: KEMTIYU - Cheikh Anta

Presented in partnership with African Film Festival

“The Universal Man,” “The Giant of Knowledge,” “The Last Pharaoh”: those were some of the newspaper headlines the day after the death of Senegalese historian, doctor, and politician Cheikh Anta Diop in 1986. Kemtiyu is a portrait of this trailblazing scholar and enlightened political figure who had an insatiable thirst for science and knowledge. Language: Wolof and French with English subtitles

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