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Abderrahmane Sissako

Abderrahmane Sissako

Biography

Abderrahmane Sissako (born 13 October 1961) is a Mauritanian-born Malian film director and producer. His film Waiting for Happiness (Heremakono) was screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival official selection under Un Certain Regard, winning the FIPRESCI Prize. His 2007 film Bamako received much attention. Sissako's themes include globalisation, exile and the displacement of people. His 2014 film Timbuktu was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film.

  • Known For: Directing
  • Birthday: 1961-10-13
  • Place of Birth: Kiffa, Mauritania
  • Also Known As: عبد الرحمن سيساكو