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Abderrahmane Sissako is a film director and producer who has often worked in Mali and France. Sissako is, along with Ousmane Sembène, Souleymane Cissé, Idrissa Ouedraogo and Djibril Diop Mambety, one of the few filmmakers from Africa to reach a measure of international influence. His film Waiting for Happiness was screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival official selection under Un Certain Regard, winning the FIPRESCI Prize. His 2007 film Bamako received much attention. Sissako's themes include globalisation, exile and the displacement of people. His 2014 film Timbuktu was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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There is a lack of political vision in nearly all the countries, wherever there is no culture it is not a good thing.

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We have to be clear - the salafists are a step backwards for society, this is not something that we can resolve in two years. It is much more complex than that.

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When you have countries that produce one film a year or one film every three years, which is the reality of African nations, cinema is not well established.

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You should not minimize what NATO did in Libya. This was a major factor yet there has been a silence over this.

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Being nominated is great for the continent and Mauritania ... (But) You cannot say that cinema is established because there is a festival, when you have countries that produce one film a year or one film every three years, which is the reality of African nations, cinema is not well established.

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The role of the artist is to be the witness of life, timbuktu.

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For me, the victim is only personal, the humanity - that is the victim (of) this situation.

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I'm here because I'm African ... Africa needs to be more considered because Africa is not only war or famine.

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