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Timbuktu

April 4, 2019 · 4:00 pm7:00 pm · Wolfensohn Hall

https://www.ias.edu/events/film-series-april2019

Directed by the Mauritanian filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako, Timbuktu evokes in a fictional mode the brief occupation of the eponymous historic Malian city by the Islamist armed group Ansar al-Dine, describing the imposition of a strict Sharia law on its Muslim inhabitants.

 

Presented by the Institute Film Series, Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study

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