Directed by Ousmane Sembene
most seminal work of African cinema" (Ephraim Katz, The Film Encyclopedia),
this short film launched the career of Ousmane Sembene, the most important
filmmaker of sub-Saharan Africa. The film follows a horse-cart driver in
Dakar struggling through the day and witnessing the immense gap between the
poor and the bourgeoisie. French with English subtitles.