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Abderrahmane Sissako


Abderrahmane Sissako was born on October 13, 1961 in Kiffa, Mauritania. He is a director and writer, known for Timbuktu (2014), Life on Earth (1998) and Waiting for Happiness (2002). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 37 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Timbuktu Director
(2014)
Life on Earth Director
(1998)
(2002)
Bamako Director
(2006)

Filmography

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 2019 Al Zubarah (Short)
 2019 Life in Al Barr (Short)
 2014 Les 18 du 57, Boulevard de Strasbourg (Short) (co-director)
 2014 Timbuktu
 2010 Je vous souhaite la pluie (TV Short documentary)
 2010 On bosse ici! On vit ici! On reste ici! (Short) (co-director)
 2008 8 (segment "Tiya's dream")
 2008 Stories on Human Rights (segment "Dignity")
 2007 Laissez-les grandir ici! (Documentary short) (co-director)
 2006 Bamako
 1998 Rostov-Luanda (Documentary)
 1998 La case de l'oncle Doc (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Rostov Luanda (1998)
 1998 Life on Earth
 1997 Africa Dreaming (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sabriya (1997)
 1997 Documenta X - Die Filme (Documentary)
 1993 October (Short)
 1991 The Game (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Abderrehmane Sissako | Dramane Sissako
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Member of jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2003 See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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