Djibril Diop MambÃ©ty Biography
Djibril Diop MambÃ©ty (January 1945 â€“ July 23, 1998) was a Senegalese film director, actor, orator, composer and poet. Though he made only two feature films and five short films, they received international acclaim for their original and experimental cinematic technique and non-linear, unconventional narrative style. Born to a Muslim family near Dakar, Senegal's capital city, MambÃ©ty was Wolof.
He died in 1998 while being treated for lung cancer in a Paris hospital.