About the film
civil war cattle religious fundamentalism religious conflict religious differences african customs yihad sharia law
Release Date: December 10, 2014
|Slogan||:||«A song for freedom»|
|Production Companies||:||Le Pacte, Les films du Worso, Ciné+, Orange Studio, TV5 Monde, Indéfilms 2, Arches Films, CNC, Canal+, ARTE France Cinéma, Dune Vision|
|Producers||:||Elisabeth Guthmann, Sylvie Pialat, Étienne Comar|
|Writers||:||Abderrahmane Sissako, Kessen Tall|
A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. A look at the brief occupation of Timbuktu by militant Islamic rebels.