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Films By Abderrahmane Sissako

BAMAKO (Abderrahmane Sissako, 2006)
Successfully mixing intimate drama with proselytising political fiction, filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako has concocted an infinitely original and profoundly moving means for voicing Africa's grievance… Read more

LIFE ON EARTH (Abderrahmane Sissako, 1998)
Abderrahmane Sissako, a Mauritanian filmmaker living in France, returns to the tiny village of Sokolo in Mali to see his father. In a letter prior to his arrival Sissako informs his dad that, "... an… Read more

WAITING FOR HAPPINESS (Abderrahmane Sissako, 2002)
The major African film of the decade. Set in a Mauritanian coastal town that functions as a transit point, filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako's Waiting for Happiness is a poignant and poetic reflection … Read more

WAITING FOR HAPPINESS (Abderrahmane Sissako, 2002)
"Set in a Mauritanian coastal town that functions as a transit point, director Abderrahmane Sissako's Waiting for Happiness (winner of the FIPRESCI award at Cannes 2002 for best film in the Un Certai… Read more

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