The son of a Senegalese fisherman, largely self-educated laborer Ousmane Sembène began in the mid-’50s to vest his life experience into writing and filmmaking. The decades that ensued saw him become an acclaimed novelist, as well as the leading light of post-colonial African cinema. The life, works, and processes of a remarkable cultural storyteller are revealed and celebrated in this remarkable documentary portrait. 89 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; featurettes.