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Senegal Captured on Film, Tonight at MoMA

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act April 25, 2011 at 1:37AM

Tonight, MoMA presents a set of documentary films by Laurence Gavron, the noted French filmmaker, photographer, and novelist, who became a Senegalese national in 2008.
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Tonight, MoMA presents a set of documentary films by Laurence Gavron, the noted French filmmaker, photographer, and novelist, who became a Senegalese national in 2008.

The program includes Yandé Codou Sene, Diva Séeréer, a profile of the well-known Senegalese singer and griot, and Saudade à Dakar, which follows the influence of Cape Verdean émigrés on the music of Dakar. Gavron, a 30-year veteran of filmmaking, will be on hand to introduce the films.

The program begins tonight, April 25th, at 7:00pm

Via MoMA.org

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