Ousmane Sembène is one of the most important film directors from Senegal and Africa. His life trajectory is inspiring and deserves to be known by everyone. In this month's cover story, we present his work and his importance to African cinema and to the history of world cinema. Sembène was the first African filmmaker to be invited to the Cannes Film Festival, and his films have been screened at important film events around the world. In this edition, we have the opportunity to pay tribute to this great artist, who was able to portray African reality with sensitivity and mastery. We hope that this edition can inspire and enchant our readers, just as the work of Ousmane Sembène has enchanted the world.