Abderrahmane Sissako
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Discovering the Essence of Fiction With 'Timbuktu' Director Abderrahmane Sissako
1 Feb 2015 // 11:00 PM

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.

//Reviews

'Timbuktu' Sends a Powerful Message About Jihadism
23 Jul 2015 // 9:10 PM

Timbuktu isn’t just a film about jihadism. It’s a film about the vibrant cultures jihadism can eradicate if it continues to spread.

Mauritania's First Academy Award Nominee 'Timbuktu' Examines Missing Motives
19 Feb 2015 // 4:35 AM

Timbuktu shows how the most intense religious conflicts are often fought without much reason or thought.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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