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Discovering the Essence of Fiction With ‘Timbuktu’ Director Abderrahmane Sissako

Academy Award for Best Foreign Film nominee director Abderrahmane Sissako discusses working with non-professional actors, difficult technical shots, and the meaning of receiving Mauitania's first-ever Oscar nomination.

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29 Jun 2007 // 3:00 AM

Bamako (2006)

At a time when Sicko is challenging the corruptions of the US health insurance system, Abderrahmane Sissako's beautiful, evocative film reminds you that similar abuses are worldwide.

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