Sunday | 17.10.21

Monthly Screenings
Dir.: Ousmane Sembene | 123 minutes


Senegal 1975 | 123 minutes | Wolof, French | Hebrew subtitles

Sembene’s savage and funny satire of modern Africa focuses on a half-Westernized black businessman who becomes impotent because of a curse known as the xala. He chases after doctors and soothsayers for a cure, gradually revealing the impotence of the society in its dependence on white technology and bureaucratic structures.