Ibrahim Ahmed

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Timbuktu

25 May 20154 stars

Heartbreaking and topical African drama from director Abderrahmane Sissako

There could hardly be a more relevant film than the Oscar-nominated Timbuktu. Inspired by events in northern Mali in 2012, it follows the imposition of a brutal jihad in which traditions are ignored, communities are torn apart and individuals pay a…