World Cinema Series 2016-2017
“Breaking the Silence, Confronting the Past”
A global look at five filmmakers who defy repressive regimes and their “official line” to promote human freedom, historical truth, and social justice
“Timbuktu” (Director: Abderrahmane Sissako, Mauritania 2014)
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.
Rated PG 13 (97 minutes)
Organized by the Office for Global Education
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