Negritude: A Dialogue Between Wole Soyinka and Senghor

Director: Manthia Diawara
Countries: USA/France/Germany/Portugal
Year: 2015
Running Time: 59min.
Language: English and French with English subtitles


This imagined dialogue between Lepold Sedar Senghor, one of the founding fathers of Negritude, and Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka probes the relevance of Negritude, from the decolonization and independence movements to the contemporary artistic and political scenes of nationalism, religious intolerance, multiculturalism, the exodus of Africans and other populations from the South, and xenophobic immigration policies in the West.