Timbuktu

All-Too-Human Side of Jihad

January 28, 2015 | By Heidi Ellison | Without Category

In the popular imagination, Timbuktu may represent the back of beyond, but there’s certainly a lot going on there in the eponymous new film by Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako, which has been nominated for the Academy Awards Best Foreign Language … Read More

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Stalking a Serial Killer

January 13, 2015 | By Nick Hammond | Without Category

Most crime dramas thrive on ever-increasing tension, long car chases and bloody shoot-outs, so the fact that Frédéric Tellier’s new movie has very few of these elements makes it refreshingly distinctive. Focusing on the police investigations into the murders committed … Read More