Senegalese Film Industry: Telling the story of Cheikh Anta Diop

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!