Most Popular Bambara-Language Feature Films
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.
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.
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.
In West Africa during the late 17th century, King Adanggaman leads a war against his neighboring tribes... Dir: Roger Gnoan M'Bala With: Rasmane Ouedraogo, Albertine N'Guessan, Ziable Honoré Goore Bi Drama 90 mins.
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.
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.
Life on Earth
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.
Robinson is shipwrecked off the coast of the extreme south of Spain. After a tremendous struggle in the stormy waters... Dir: Pedro Aguilera With: Solo Touré, Kandido Uranga, Álex Merino Drama | Fantasy | Mystery 95 mins.
The Double Steps
Dir: Isaki Lacuesta With: Bokar Dembele, Miquel Barceló, Alou Cisse Adventure | Drama 86 mins.
Tell Me Who You Are
Dir: Souleymane Cissé With: Sokona Gakou, Assane Kouyate, Badra Alou Sissoko Drama 135 mins.