Palcy, Euzhan (1957–)

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Palcy, Euzhan (1957–)

French film director. Born Jan 13, 1958, in Martinique, France; earned a degree in French literature from the Sorbonne and a film degree from Vaugirard.

Moved to Paris (1975); made film debut with Sugar Cane Alley (1984); became the 1st black woman filmmaker of a feature-length movie with A Dry White Season (1989), a film about apartheid starring Zakes Mokae, Marlon Brando and Donald Sutherland; other films include Comment vont les enfants (1990), Siméon (1992) and Aimé Césaire: A Voice for History (1994); for tv, directed "Ruby Bridges" (1998) and "The Killing Yard" (2001).

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