Keswick Film Club - Bamako

Bamako 

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako Country: France/Mali
Cert: PG Year: 2006 Length: 115 mins Language: Bambara/French
Bamako

Audience Reaction

Score: 65.2% Attendance: 91

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Synopsis

A serious discussion of globalisation cunningly disguised as an entertaining feature film. Bamako (which means 'the Court') puts the World Bank and its allies on trial for what they've done to Africa. And meanwhile life goes on all around, from a love story to an incongruous mock Western set in Timbuktu.

Critics

open_quote A strong candidate for African film of the year close_quote Deborah Young, Variety



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Best Website 2008
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