Library weekly: Safi Faye

Safi Faye (Wikimedia Commons, Olivier Barlet, CC-BY-4.0)On 22 November 1943, Senegalese film director and ethnologist Safi Faye was born  in Dakar.  She was the first Sub-Saharan African woman to direct a commercially distributed feature film, Kaddu Beykat,  winning awards at FIFEF (Festival International du Film d’Expression Française), FESPACO (Festival Panafricain du Cinéma d’Ouagadougou), and the Berlin Film Festival. Safi Faye is featured in our Library Weekly.