Not far from Timbuktu, now ruled by religious fundamentalists, Kidane livespeacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya,and Issan, their shepherd. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror. Music, laughter, cigarettes and even soccer is banned. Kidane and his family have been spared the chaos that prevails in Timbuktu, but when their destiny changes abruptly, Kidane must face the new laws of the foreign occupants.
Starring: Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri
Director: Abderrahmane Sissako