Nov 2, 2015

Sembene! Shortlisted for Oscars

Sembene!, the documentary about the father of African cinema Ousmane Sembene, has made the cut in the Oscar race for Best Documentary Feature. The field has been narrowed to 124 films. The final 5 contenders will be announced on January 18.

Scored by Core composer Ken Myhr, the film premiered at Sundance this year to much acclaim and was an official selection at Cannes. It will see a US theatrical release on November 6, 2015. See the official trailer here.