Black Film

In the army we saw those who considered themselves our masters naked, in tears, some cowardly or ignorant. When a white soldier asked me to write a letter for him, it was a revelation—I thought all Europeans knew how to write. The war demystified the colonizer; the veil fell.

— Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene, about fighting with the French during WWII. (via kindelling)



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