Bamako

Adberrahmane Sissako. 2006. Mauritania. vo French. s English. 118’

A film-document that explores the foundations of new colonialism on Africa. A searing indictment of World Bank monetary policies of forced eviction and exclusion. The story takes place in a poor quarter of Bamako and features a fictitious mock-trial with the participation of many people who “legally” challenge the World Bank.