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The Resource Bamako, a New Yorker Films release ; Archipel 33, Chinguitty Films, Mali Images présentent une coproduction ARTE France en association avec Louverture Films ; un film de Abderrahmane Sissako ; scénario et réalisation, Abderrahmane Sissako ; producteurs délégués Denis Freyd, Abderrahmane Sissako, (videorecording)

Bamako, a New Yorker Films release ; Archipel 33, Chinguitty Films, Mali Images présentent une coproduction ARTE France en association avec Louverture Films ; un film de Abderrahmane Sissako ; scénario et réalisation, Abderrahmane Sissako ; producteurs délégués Denis Freyd, Abderrahmane Sissako, (videorecording)

Label
Bamako
Title
Bamako
Statement of responsibility
a New Yorker Films release ; Archipel 33, Chinguitty Films, Mali Images présentent une coproduction ARTE France en association avec Louverture Films ; un film de Abderrahmane Sissako ; scénario et réalisation, Abderrahmane Sissako ; producteurs délégués Denis Freyd, Abderrahmane Sissako
Contributor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • bam
  • eng
  • fre
  • bam
  • fre
Summary
Melé, a bar singer, and her unemployed husband Chaka are on the verge of breaking up. In the courtyard of the house they share with other families in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, African civil society representatives have taken proceedings against such international financial institutions as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, whom they blame for Africa's woes. As numerous trial witnesses air bracing indictments against the multinational economic machinery that haunts them, life in the courtyard presses forward
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jacques Besse ; editor, Nadia Ben Rachid ; costumes, Maji-da Abdi ; production designer, Mahamadou Kouyaté
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
French and Bambara dialogue, English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
B36356 2007
PerformerNote
Aïssa Maïga, Tiécoura Traoré, Hélène Diarra, Habib Dembélé, Djénéba Koné, Aïssata Tall Sall, Roland Rappaport, William Bourdon, Mamadou Konaté, Mamadou Savadogo, Danny Glover
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1992-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sissako, Abderrahmane
  • Freyd, Denis
  • Maïga, Aïssa
  • Traoré, Tiécoura
  • Diarra, Hélène
  • Dembélé, Habib
  • Koné, Djénéba
  • Sall, Aïssata Tall
  • Rappaport, Roland
  • Bourdon, William
  • Konaté, Mamadou Kani
  • Savadogo, Mamadou
  • Glover, Danny
  • New Yorker Films
  • Archipel 33 (Firm)
  • Chinguitty Films (Firm)
  • Mali Images (Firm)
  • ARTE France
  • Louverture Films (Firm)
  • New Yorker Video (Firm)
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • International Monetary Fund
  • World Bank
  • International Monetary Fund
  • World Bank
  • Trials (Political crimes and offenses)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Married people
  • Courtyards
  • Women singers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Bamako (Mali)
  • Motion pictures
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Bamako, a New Yorker Films release ; Archipel 33, Chinguitty Films, Mali Images présentent une coproduction ARTE France en association avec Louverture Films ; un film de Abderrahmane Sissako ; scénario et réalisation, Abderrahmane Sissako ; producteurs délégués Denis Freyd, Abderrahmane Sissako, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features include: interview with director Abderrahmane Sissako; interview with Danny Glover; comments from economists, scholars and activists; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
185254345
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 117 min.)
Isbn
9781567304725
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
  • 717119109745
  • 00717119109745
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 109708
  • NYD 109708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)185254345
System details
DVD, widescreen (letterboxed, 16x9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bamako, a New Yorker Films release ; Archipel 33, Chinguitty Films, Mali Images présentent une coproduction ARTE France en association avec Louverture Films ; un film de Abderrahmane Sissako ; scénario et réalisation, Abderrahmane Sissako ; producteurs délégués Denis Freyd, Abderrahmane Sissako, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features include: interview with director Abderrahmane Sissako; interview with Danny Glover; comments from economists, scholars and activists; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
185254345
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 117 min.)
Isbn
9781567304725
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
  • 717119109745
  • 00717119109745
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 109708
  • NYD 109708
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)185254345
System details
DVD, widescreen (letterboxed, 16x9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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