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  • Le Jeu

    1990. Mali/Mauritania. Abderrahmane Sissako. 23 min.

  • October

    1992. Mauritania. Abderrahmane Sissako. 37 min.

Sunday, June 28, 2009, 2:30 p.m.

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  • Le Jeu

    1990. Mali/Mauritania. Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako. Ahmed’s father has only a day with his wife and son before he must return to war. With haunting, innocent cruelty, the children play games that mirror the adult world, leading them to discover the harshness of destiny. In Hassani; English subtitles. 23 min.

  • October

    1992. Mauritania. Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako. With Irina Apeksimova, Wilson Buyaya. In Sissako’s second film, two lovers struggle to end their impossible affair during one last October night together in Moscow. Shot entirely in Moscow and Paris, October blends a strongly contemporary feel with nostalgia. This film won the Un Certain Regard award at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. In Russian; English subtitles. 37 min.

In the Film exhibition Abderrahmane Sissako

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