The once thriving Senegalese film industry has been in disarray since the 1980’s. But now there’s moves to boost the industry through government funding. Kemtiyu, a new feature film based on Cheikh Anta Diop, has benefited from the fund.
Diop was a scientist, researcher, anthropologist and political activist, involved in a movement to help free Senegal from French colonization. Here is his story!