Still from Black Girl (1966)
French Film Studies Piece Published by PhD Candidate Amber Sweat

Amber Sweat, a doctoral candidate in the French Ph.D. program, shares her take of ‘Black Girl’ (1966) and ‘Cuties’ (2020) where M'Bissine T. Diop is a cautionary figure who warns of colonialism's wounds and afterlives for Black girl belonging in the present day. Take a moment to immerse yourself in Amber's analysis entitled "The colonial wounds of Senegal's child," published through Africa is a Country, a site of opinion, analysis, and new writing on and from the African left.

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