Timbuktu: Film Guide

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A film guide that looks at Timbuktu (2014), a thought-provoking drama exploring the effect of Islamist occupation in a remote city in West Africa.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Politics, Religious Education, Citizenship, Arabic and Film Studies in addition to highlighting themes surrounding modern warfare, community, gender, poverty, gangs, family, life and death, racism and prejudice, law and order, and democracy.

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Timbuktu Film Guide

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