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Contras' City ()

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Djibril Diop Mambéty's earliest film, a short entitled Contras City (1968), highlighted the contrasts of cosmopolitanism and unrestrained ostentation in Dakar's baroque architecture against the modest, everyday lives of the Senegalese. Mambéty's recurrent theme of hybridity--the blending of elements from precolonial Africa and the colonial West in a neocolonial African context--is already evident in Contras City, which is considered Africa's first comedy film. (Wikipedia)

Country: Senegal

Directed By: Djibril Diop Mambéty

Starring: Djibril Diop Mambéty