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  • Sabriya

    1997. Tunisia/Mali. Abderrahmane Sissako. 26 min.

  • Life on Earth

    1998. Mali/Mauritania. Abderrahmane Sissako. 61 min.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 4:30 p.m.

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  • Sabriya

    1997. Tunisia/Mali. Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako. In the desert landscape of southern Tunisia, two chess-crazy brothers run a café. While on a train, one of them meets the beautiful Sarah, and their great passion drives the brothers apart. In Arabic; English subtitles. 26 min.

  • Life on Earth

    1998. Mali/Mauritania. Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako. The director’s first feature-length drama, made as a commission, explores the last day of the twentieth century. On the eve of the year 2000, Dramane (played by Sissako) returns from France to the village of Sokolo, his father’s home in Mali. As he bicycles through the village and into the fields, he meets Nana, a beautiful young girl on her own journey. A playful relationship grows between them as, back in the village, life goes on as the new millennium arrives. The film received the Special Mention of the FESPACO jury in 1999. In Bambara, French; English subtitles. 61 min.

In the Film exhibition Abderrahmane Sissako

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