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Ciné Club - Timbuktu - CBD - 4 September

$17.00 AUD
inc GST
Approx $12.00 USD

Description:

Friday 4 September 2015 at 6.30pm
At Alliance Française de Melbourne - CBD premises
$17 Full / $12 AFM Members and current students
(please log in to apply the discount)
French with English subtitles

Synopsis

Timbuktu is silent, the doors closed, the streets empty. No more music, no tea, no cigarettes, no bright colors, no laughs. The women have become shadows. The religious fundamentalists are spreading terror in the region.

In the dunes, away from the chaos, Kidane enjoys a quiet life with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya and Issan, his little shepherd. But his peace is short-lived. After accidentally killing Amadou, a fisherman who stroke down his favorite cow, Kidane must face the law of the new foreign rulers determined to defeat an open and tolerant Islam.

Against the humiliations and acts of brutality performed by these complex men, Timbuktu tells the story of the silent struggle of the people, the fight for life of little Issan, and the uncertain future of the children.

Screening followed by a discussion in French or in English with our teacher, Vincent Hanon

Suitable for all student levels


St Kilda branch
(currently closed for remainder of 2020):

51 Grey Street, St Kilda
VIC, Australia, 3182
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

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City branch
(currently closed for remainder of 2020)
:

Level 13, 55 Swanston St, Melbourne
VIC, Australia, 3000
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

☎ Our phone lines are open:
Monday to Thursday: 9am-6:30pm
Friday: 9am-4:30pm
Saturday:9am-3pm