Release date1989 (1989) WriterDany Laferriere (novel), Dany Laferriere, Richard Sadler ScreenplayDany Laferriere, Richard Sadler NominationsAcademy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Screenplay CastIsaach de Bankole, Roberta Weiss, Maka Kotto Similar moviesIsaach de Bankole movies, Movies about Montreal
How to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting Tired (French: Comment faire l'amour avec un nègre sans se fatiguer) is a 1989 French-language Canadian drama film directed by Jacques W. Benoit, starring Isaach De Bankolé and written by Haitian author Dany Laferrière based on his novel of the same name.
The New York Times, the Toronto Star, the Toronto Sun and the The Boston Globe all refused to publish an ad for the film, while The Washington Post did. The film was controversial upon its initial release because of its title and was boycotted by the NAACP.
In Montreal two African men, Man and Bouba, share an apartment. Man is a student and aspiring author while Bouba is an amateur philosopher. The film is a slice of life story about Man and Bouba's sexploits.