Black girl

Ousmane Sembene’s film from Senegal was really intriguing because Sembene got the idea for this movie after reading an article in a newspaper about a maid killing herself. Sembene wrote the movie around a tragic death of the young girl. He interprets why she might have took her own life, he shows how her white employers were extremely cruel to her. At the end the girls little brother follows the employer around in a mask that his sister had, it symbolizes of how this girl will haunt the man and his wife who treated her so poorly.

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