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Bamako (2006)

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Created: 20th Jun 2007
Modified: 4th Sep 2008
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Abderrahmane Sissako

2006. 115 min. Mali/USA/France. Writer/Director: Abderrahmane Sissako. Feature Film

In French / Bambara with English subtitles. Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF whom they blame for Africa's woes... Amidst the pleas and the testimonies, life goes on in the courtyard.

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Films :  Bamako (2006)

2006. 115 min. Mali/USA/France. Writer/Director: Abderrahmane Sissako. Feature Film In French / Bambara with English subtitles. Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is...

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Author: B4nafter
Tue Sep 9 20:54:28 2008

Though all African films, because of Africa's perceived problems, tend to be political, Sissako's Bamako might very well be Africa's first true political film. The honor obviously goes to the Battle of Algiers but Gillo Pontecorvo wasn't an African.


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