Bamako
Filmfest 2006

Melé is a singer in a bar. Her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a court has convened. Africans have instituted proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF whom they blame for Africa’s woes... Amidst the pleas and the testimonies, life goes on in the courtyard. Chaka does not seem to be concerned by this new Africa’s desire to fight for its rights...

tags: Feature film

Cast: Aïssa Maïga, Tiécoura Traoré, Hélène Diarra

Credits

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako