Films in the Bambara language
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BAMAKO (2006)
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In the shared courtyard of a house in Mali's capital, two interlocking trials take place, one describes the disintegration of a couple's marriage, the other the inept and deceitful policies of the World Bank and the IMF; but as pleas for common sense and decency swirl through the building, the simple necessity of life continues to dominate the communal courtyard. Both a beautifully observed drama and a keenly knowing satire, Bamako is an eminently watchable piece of modern African cinema. find out more...
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MOOLAADE (2006)
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The acclaimed new film from the legendary director Ousmane Sembene, widely regarded as the father of African cinema, brilliantly tackles his most controversial subject to date - female circumcision. In a small village in Burkina Faso, four young girls have fled the ritual of 'purification' and seek protection - moolaadé - from Collé, a circumcised woman who helped her own daughter escape excision seven years earlier. Collé grants the girls sanctuary, much to the consternation of those village find out more...