Abderrahmane Sissako Won Best Director Award at the 50 Edition of Chicago International Film Festival

October 23, 2014 | By Pauline Lamy
Abderrahmane Sissako

Director Abderrahmane Sissako won few days ago the Silver Hugo grand prize for best director for his film Timbuktu, at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival.

Timbuktu deals with the story of a young couple living in Northern Mali surrounded by Islamists. The film has already received many acclamations since his first screening at Cannes and promises to become sucessfull in United States. Cohen Media group already announced its US release set forJanuary 28, 2015.

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