Most Popular Bambara-Language Feature Films

1. Timbuktu (2014) Timbuktu (2014)
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A look at the brief occupation of Timbuktu by militant Islamic rebels. Dir: Abderrahmane Sissako With: Ibrahim Ahmed, Toulou Kiki, Abel Jafri Drama 97 mins.
2. The Class (2008) The Class (2008)
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Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood. Dir: Laurent Cantet With: François Bégaudeau, Agame Malembo-Emene, Angélica Sancio Drama 128 mins.
3. Life on Earth (1998) Life on Earth (1998)
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In the last days of 1999, after a few shots of a French supermarket, abundant in food and color, we... Dir: Abderrahmane Sissako With: Abderrahmane Sissako, Nana Baby, Mohamed Sissako Comedy | Drama 61 mins.
4. Brightness (1987) Brightness (1987)
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A young man with magical powers journeys to his uncle to request help in fighting his sorcerer father. Dir: Souleymane Cissé With: Issiaka Kane, Aoua Sangare, Niamanto Sanogo Drama | Fantasy 105 mins.
5. Bamako (2006) Bamako (2006)
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Bamako. Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up... Dir: Abderrahmane Sissako With: Aïssa Maïga, Tiécoura Traoré, Maimouna Hélène Diarra Drama 115 mins.
6. The Wind (1982) The Wind (1982)
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Finye tackles the generation gap in post-colonial West Africa. Its heroine is the pot smoking daughter of a provincial military governor who falls in love with a fellow university student, the descendent of one of Mali's chiefs. Dir: Souleymane Cissé With: Fousseyni Sissoko, Goundo Guissé, Balla Moussa Keita Drama 100 mins.
7. The Double Steps (2011) The Double Steps (2011)
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Dir: Isaki Lacuesta With: Bokar Dembele, Miquel Barceló, Alou Cisse Adventure | Drama 86 mins.
8. Moolaadé (2004) Moolaadé (2004)
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When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart. Dir: Ousmane Sembene With: Fatoumata Coulibaly, Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Salimata Traoré Drama 124 mins.
9. Sia, the Dream of the Python (2001) Sia, the Dream of the Python (2001)
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Every year the most beautiful girl will be sacrificed to the Python God. But what really happens is that all the priests rape her... Dir: Dani Kouyaté With: Fatoumata Diawara, Sotigui Kouyaté, Balla Habib Dembélé Drama 96 mins.
10. Genesis (1999) Genesis (1999)
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The biblical story of Jacob and Esau. Dir: Cheick Oumar Sissoko With: Sotigui Kouyaté, Salif Keita, Balla Moussa Keita Drama 102 mins.