Sarah Maldoror
Birth Place:
Guadeloupe Island

Biography

Caribbean filmmaker Sarah Maldoror has produced many documentaries, but she is most recognized for the films she made in Africa, particularly her fictional feature length film Sambizanga (1972), a profile of a woman who faces colonial oppression head-on after her husband is imprisoned for his revolutionary activities. This film won the grand prize at the Carthage Film Festival. Many of her films...