Breathtaking I don’t think I’ve ever seen nigerian cinema projected in such a subtle yet pure and very emotional way.
I loved the minimalism in the compositions and even grew to appreciate use of silence and long takes to in order to deny the passivity of the viewer and force us to really look at the characters.
I loved the exploration of time and the contrasts in both time periods with customs, relationships etc.
The assertions that going through scarification…
a documentary style meditation on the ignorance of the West on the African continent and its dilemmas.
A deep dive into the ineptness and pretentious ways of international organizations like the IMF,World Bank etc.
loved the conceptualization of Africa as the plaintiff.
Sissako is a master 💎
I’m also in love with Aïssa Maïga.
We’re all slaves to this Trojan Horse called Capitalism.