Languages: French, Bambara with English subtitles
Director: Abderrahmane Sissako
Genres: Drama, World Affairs
Distributor: Icarus Films
Her marriage on the rocks, cabaret singer Mele returns home after a degrading night of work and finds her apartment complex transformed into an elaborate tribunal in which the institutions of international capitalism are being put on trial.
"An intimate, urgent, and wildly imaginative indictment of post-colonial economic policies in Africa." -Ann Hornaday, Washington Post