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Dreams of G
Madubuko Diakité

Dreams of G takes us into the surrealist dreamscapes and awakening visions of G. An experimental short film shot in New York and made with support from The Film-Makers’ Coop.

Aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format
Duration 00:07:00
Language No dialogue
Color BW
Year 1970
In text Madubuko Diakité
Latest screening Sep 16, 2022
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About the artist

Madubuko Diakité

Madubuko Diakité is a Human Rights lawyer, researcher, writer, and documentary filmmaker born in Harlem in 1940. Diakité studied at the New York Institute of Photography but moved from the USA to Sweden in 1968 to study filmmaking and pursue a PhD in Cinema Studies. At this time he traveled frequently between Sweden, USA, and Nigeria, where he had partly grown up and would later found a film school. In 1992, he also earned a Licentiate in Law at Lund University, Sweden. Since then, Diakité has practiced law and researched Human Rights at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund and has been active in anti-discrimination organizations in Sweden. He has published several books, among them Film, Culture, and the Black Filmmaker and the autobiographical Not Even in Your Dreams. He continues to practice law and to research migration as a senior researcher emeritus in Sweden.