Timbuktu Interview with Director Abderrahmane Sissako

16 Dec 2015

3 mins
Timbuktu Interview with Director Abderrahmane Sissako

Reporter Dylan talks to Mauritanian filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako about war drama Timbuktu which takes a look at the brief occupation of the North Bali region by militant Islamic rebels. Timbuktu is a poignant exploration of the effects that war and extremism can have on a civilian population. Watch Abderrahmane talk about the stylish approach he took to filming some of Timbuktu's tougher scenes and why he feels his story should be seen by a wider audience.

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