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Who is Abderrahmane Sissako?
Abderrahmane Sissako is a film director and producer who has often worked in Mali and France. Sissako is, along with Ousmane Sembène, Souleymane Cissé, Idrissa Ouedraogo and Djibril Diop Mambety, one of the few filmmakers from Sub-Saharan Africa to reach a measure of international influence. His film Waiting for Happiness was screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival official selection under Un Certain Regard, winning the FIPRESCI Prize. His 2007 film Bamako received much attention. Sissako's themes include globalisation, exile and the displacement of people. His 2014 film Timbuktu was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
- also known as Abderrehmane Sissako, Dramane Sissako
- born on (54 years ago) in Kiffa
- nationality: Mauritania
- profession: Film director, film producer, screenwriter
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by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Mr. Steven J. Niven
Abderrahmane Sissako, 2007. (AP Images/Andrew Medichini) prestigious VGIK Film Institute, graduating in 1989. The atmosphere in Russia was particularly stimulating, since Moscow in those years was a privileged destination for students ...
by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White
Director and Screenwriter: Abderrahmane Sissako. Cinematographer: Jacques Besse. Cast: Aissa Maiga (Mele), Mamadou Kanoute (lawyer), Danny Glover ( cowMaimouna Helene Diarra (Saramba), boy), Elia Suleiman (cowboy).] Synopsis: ...
Sixth Edition by David Thomson
Bamako(06, Abderrahmane Sissako); TheShaggy Dog (06, BrianRobbins); Dreamgirls(06,Bill Condon); Shooter (07, Antoine Fuqua); Honeydripper (07,John Sayles); BeKind ...
by Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope
Abderrahmane Sissako enacts the impossible intersection of everyday West African life (the conditions of underdevelopment in the global South) and the global Empire: the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the ...
by Dickson Eyoh, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza
,Abderrahmane Sissako«s poignant Lavie sur terre(1998), and Jean Pierre Bekolo«s Aristotle's Plot (1995). Such documentaries expand into dramatic retellings/descriptions ofthe limitations imposed by sexist constructionsof gender, ...
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Abderrahmane Sissako (Timbuktu)
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