Djibril Diop Mambéty (1945-1998)

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Djibril Diop Mambéty (January 1945 - July 23, 1998) was a Senegalese film director, actor, orator, composer and poet. Though he made only a small number of films, they received international acclaim for their original and experimental cinematic technique and non-linear, unconventional narrative style. Born to a Muslim family near Dakar, Senegal's capital city, Mambéty was Wolof. He died in 1998 while being treated for lung cancer in a Paris hospital. More on Wikipedia.

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