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Timbuktu

Timbuktu
Drama, War, Foreign | 2014 | PG-13. 1hr 37min
CAST: Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki DIRECTOR: Abderrahmane Sissako TUESDAY FILM SERIES

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.
2015 Oscar Nominee, Best Foreign Language Film of the Year


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This is the clash of ancient and modern, of rulers and ruled, of rabid dogma and the joys of daily life. It is a portrait of the ugly folly of imposed ideology, a too-common condition for far too many.
Tom Long, Detroit News
A transcendent political poem as intellectually rigorous as it is beautiful.
Tirdad Derakhshani, Philadelphia Inquirer
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