TIMBUKTU :: An Abderrahmane Sissako feature film


In the dunes of Timbuktu, a cattle herder and his family find their quiet lives - which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith - abruptly disturbed.


:: Best Foreign Film nominee, Oscars, 2015
:: Best Foreign Film nominee, BAFTA Awards, 2015
:: 99% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes
:: 'Top 25 films of the 21st Century' New York Times
:: '100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century' BBC
:: Ecumenical Jury & Francois Chalais Prizes, Cannes, 2014
:: Best Film, Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2015
:: Best Actor, Durban, 2014


:: Director: Abderrahmane Sissako
:: Writer: Abderrahmane Sissako, Kessen Tali
:: DoP: Sofian El Fani
:: Editor: Nadia Ben Rachid
:: Starring: Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, and Toulou Kiki