In the documentary film 'Abderrahmane Sissako, un cinéaste à l’Opéra,' the director is in complete control of his artistic vision.
Let’s talk about the role Western institutions can play in achieving climate justice in the Sahel.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s fiction rebukes the Orientalist images of the Muslim world that provided a rationale for the war on terror.
The so-called “peaceful transition” in Mauritania, from colonialism to political independence, isn’t unanimously understood as such inside the country, and it reflects older rivalries.
Med Hondo (1936-2019) was Morgan Freeman and Eddie Murphy in French. His first film premiered at Cannes in 1970. And in 1979 he wrote a manifesto: “What is the cinema for us?”
The future looks terrifying for many US-based exiles from Mauritania—facing deportation to Africa's modern "slave nation" under Trump's monstrous ICE.
A smallish woman from Mauritania, she rules the stage with a fiery intensity that only the most powerful divas can maintain.
Cast members: "We want that film to enlighten our people’s situation, we, the real hostages of that crisis."
"Timbuktu," the first film by an African-born black filmmaker to be nominated for the best foreign language film Oscar, transcends the present.
The meticulous engagement by Noura Mint Seymali with the history of her country Mauritania, the current global music landscape, and her own personal journey as a musician.