Movie-Database: Movies

Afrique Sur Seine



Name: Afrique Sur Seine

Country: Frankreich

Year of publication: 1953

Format: 16 mm; DVD

Color: b/w

Language : OF m. engl. UT

Duration: 21 Minuten

Direction: Vieyra, Paulin Soumanou; Sarr, Mamadou

Screenplay: Sarr, Mamadou

Camera: Caristan, Robert

Editing: Vieyra, Paulin Soumanou


This film is widely regarded as the first film made by an African south of the Sahara. Labelled an “ethnological documentary in reverse,” it shows 1950s Paris from the cinematic perspective of a group of African immigrants. (Mubi)