PARIS — Abderrahmane Sissako's foreign-language Oscar-nommed "Timbuktu" was the big winner of the 40th Cesar Awards, snatching up seven kudos, including the film and director nods. Kristen Stewart…
PARIS– Abderrahmane Sissako’s Oscar-nominated “Timbuktu” has taken another kudo in France: Its producer Sylvie Pialat won the Toscan du Plantier Award, Gaul’s equivalent to the PGA’s Darryl F. Zanuck…
PARIS– Abderrahmane Sissako, whose latest film “Timbuktu” played in competition at Cannes last year and nommed for a foreign-language Oscar, is set to return to the croisette to preside the…
MARRAKECH — While at the Marrakech film fest to participate in the Cinecoles jury, Abderrahmane Sissako sat down with Variety to discuss his latest film, “Timbuktu,” Mauritania's first…
MARRAKECH — Abderrahmane Sissako’s “Timbuktu,” Mauritania’s first ever foreign-language Oscar candidate, is proving a hit at the French box office, grossing over 109,000 Euros ($135,000) on opening…
CANNES – Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. rights to Abderrahmane Sissako's Cannes Competition entry "Timbuktu." Set in a village outside Timbuktu, after the jihadist occupation of northern Mali in…
Abderrahmane Sissako confirms himself as one of the true humanists of recent cinema with this stunningly shot and deeply empathetic drama.