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Cannes 2019: Mati Diop 'a little sad' to make history

The News Articles Friday, 17 May 2019
Cannes 2019: Mati Diop 'a little sad' to make historySymbol copyright Getty Photographs Symbol caption Atlantics director Mati Diop and (l-r) actors Mame Sane, Nicole Sougou and Mariama Gassama. The primary black feminine director in festival on the Cannes Movie Competition has stated she was once impressed by way of her “wish to see black other people on display”. French-Senegalese Mati Diop made historical …
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"I needed to see black people on screen", says 'Atlantics' director 02:03

Mati Diop, whose Cannes competition spot makes her the first black woman to compete for the Palme d'Or, says it shows how much work there is to do for equality in the industry. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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