Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Bamako, Mali"


1. Bamako (2006)

115 min | Drama

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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... In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court ... See full summary »

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako | Stars: Aïssa Maïga, Tiécoura Traoré, Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Balla Habib Dembélé

Votes: 1,092 | Gross: $0.11M

2. Mali Blues (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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Mali's Music defines the country's cultural identity. Radical Islamists are threatening the musicians. Together with the stars of Malian Global Pop - Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyaté ... See full summary »

Director: Lutz Gregor | Stars: Fatoumata Diawara, Ahmed Ag Kaedi, Bassékou Kouyaté, Master Soumy

Votes: 42

3. Wùlu (2016)

95 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A young man begins trafficking cocaine and quickly becomes embroiled in the Malian drug ring.

Director: Daouda Coulibaly | Stars: Quim Gutiérrez, Dembele Habib, Ndiaye Ismaël, Ibrahim Koma

Votes: 76

4. They Will Have to Kill Us First (2015)

100 min | Documentary

7.7
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67 Metascore

Islamic extremists have banned music in Mali, but its world famous musicians wont give up without a fight... See full synopsis »

Director: Johanna Schwartz | Stars: Aliou Touré, Oumar Touré, Garba Touré, Nathanael Dembélé

Votes: 90

5. Laurent et Safi (2015)

115 min | Musical

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An upper class young Frenchman meets an African girl from Mali. Their friends and family put pressure on them to break up. Set in Paris and Bamako with an all-star cast, this musical explodes with 9 original songs and 27 African hits.

Director: Anton Vassil | Stars: Tatiana Rojo, Xavier Jozelon, Teeyah, Jean-Daniel Sessou

6. Burning in the Sun (2010)

82 min | Documentary

7.8
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26-year-old charmer Daniel Dembele is equal parts West African and European, and looking to make his mark on the world. Seizing the moment at a crossroads in his life, Daniel decides to ... See full summary »

Directors: Cambria Matlow, Morgan Robinson

Votes: 18

7. Voyage au coeur du blues (2002)

52 min | Documentary, Music

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Blues Road Movie traces the long epic of African American music and takes us on a journey to mythical places: from the banks of the Niger to New Orleans, going up the Mississippi through ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Mouchet | Stars: Eddie Campbell, Corey Harris, John Lee Hooker, Bruce Iglauer

8. Den muso (1975)

88 min | Drama

6.9
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A young mute woman is raped and becomes pregnant, with disastrous consequences within her family. The film also sketches the social/economic situation in urban Mali in the 1970s, ... See full summary »

Director: Souleymane Cissé | Stars: Dounamba Dany Coulibaly, Gogo Danba, Fanta Diabate, Omou Diarra

Votes: 61

9. Land Rush (2012)

58 min | Documentary

7.4
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75 per cent of Mali's population are farmers, but rich land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agri-business farms. ... See full summary »

Directors: Hugo Berkeley, Osvalde Lewat | Stars: Daljit Dhaliwal, Calestous Juma, Mima Nedelcovych, Massa Sanogo

Votes: 18

10. Dolce vita africana (2008)

62 min | Documentary

7.0
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A documentary portrait of the African photographer Malick Sidibe, and a journey through Malian history inspired by his iconic images. Sidibe's snapshots from the late 50s through to the ... See full summary »

Director: Cosima Spender | Star: Malik Sidibé

Votes: 18

11. The Mission (2016)

Documentary

7.1
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Joost de Wolf is a hardened and savvy soldier who has devoted his life to the army. In 2014 he is appointed Deputy Commander Operations of the UN mission in Mali. Upon his arrival, the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Oey | Star: Joost de Wolf

Votes: 11

12. Forbidden Love (1940)

102 min | Drama

5.2
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Director: Jacques de Baroncelli | Stars: Victor Francen, Jacques Dumesnil, Annie Ducaux, Harry Baur

Votes: 18

13. Der Weiße mit dem Schwarzbrot (2007)

73 min | Documentary

7.7
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The only film about the RAF in which a human being really comes over for me. It's a film you just have to have seen if you want to understand exactly why there always were anarchists - and why there always will be.

Director: Jonas Grosch | Stars: Madou Coulibaly, Christof Wackernagel

Votes: 21

14. W@=d@ (2006– )

Adventure, Family

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In W@=D@, Dimitri and Pieter have to do a last favor for their grandfather; Bompa Kado ('uncle Gift'). Bompa Kado went to country's far away and he brought some objects with him. Dimtri and... See full summary »

Stars: Pieter Embrechts, Warre Borgmans, Dimitri Leue

15. Où est l'Eldorado? (2009)

75 min | Documentary

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Director: Jean-Frédéric de Hasque

16. I Sing the Desert Electric (2013)

19 min | Short

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"I Sing the Desert Electric" is a collection of video shorts taken in four locations and representing four distinct and highly regional music scenes. From fuzzy electric guitars of ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Kirkley

17. Papa's Kappsäck (2007–2008)

270 min | Documentary

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Star: Daniel Wahlgren

18. La fille du rail (2014)

29 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Alima, one of the only two railway women in West Africa, travels across Mali on her locomotive.

Directors: Eva Sehet, Maxime Caperan | Star: Alima Coura Mariko

19. Yèlèma donna kow la nankòròla (1978)

114 min

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Director: Abudulayi Sèk

20. Nôgô (2012)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Thierry Scharf

21. Bamako Sigi-Kan (2003)

76 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Manthia Diawara | Star: Manthia Diawara

Votes: 7

22. Écran d'argile (1997)

53 min | Documentary

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Encounter with Kandjoura Coulbaly, costume designer in Bamako (Mali).

Directors: Maria Watzlawick, Romed Wyder | Star: Kandjoura Coulbaly

23. Doulaye, une saison des pluies (2000)

80 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Henri-François Imbert | Stars: Aminata Ba, Soundié Coulibally, Youssouf Coulibaly, Adama Danioko

Votes: 28

24. La voie peule (2007)

52 min | Documentary

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Intimist and symbolic portraits tell the current fate of Western Africa Peuls. In Mali, one of the poorest states of the world, these people whom the west dreamed so much about, are ... See full summary »

Director: Sylvain Vesco | Stars: Bocar Darou, Kader Diallo

25. Mah Damba, une griote en exil (2002 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

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Directors: Corinne Maury, Olivier Zuchuat | Star: Mah Damba Cissoko

26. Die Story (2000– )
Episode: Taxi nach Afrika (2001)

Documentary, Crime, Drama

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Directors: Reinhild Dettmer-Finke, Matthias Erbacher

27. W@=d@ (2006– )
Episode: W@=D@ in Mali: 1. The Mask and the Spirit (2006)

25 min | Adventure, Family

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Dimitri and Pieter go looking for the origin and meaning of a mask. Soon they discover that, in Africa, masks are meant to dance with. They try their luck in a local disco.

Directors: Ralf Demesmaeker, Kristoff Leue | Stars: Warre Borgmans, Pieter Embrechts, Dimitri Leue