The First World Festival of Negro Arts

Director: William Greaves
Country: USA
Year: 1968
Running Time: 40 min
Language: English

One of the earliest and best such surveys, First World is the official documentary film of the event of the same name, held in Dakar, Senegal. More than 2000 writers, artists, and performers from 30 nations in Africa and the African diaspora participated in this gathering designed to celebrate traditional and contemporary black culture.