List of popular movies from Mali, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Mali are included. This list of famous films made in Mali includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Mali should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Mali is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.List features movies like Bamako, Dambé: The Mali Project and more! This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Mali?"
Directed by: Abderrahmane SissakoBamako is a 2006 film directed by Abderrahmane Sissako, first released at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival on 21 May and in Manhattan by New Yorker Films on 14 February 2007. The film depicts a trial... more
Directed by: Souleymane CisséYeelen is a 1987 Malian film directed by Souleymane Cissé. It is filmed in the Bambara and Fula languages, and is based on a legend told by the Bambara people. Though the era is undefined, it is... more
Directed by: Cheick Oumar SissokoGuimba the Tyrant is a 1995 Malian comedy drama film in the Bambara language, directed by noted Malian director Cheick Oumar Sissoko. The movie shows the rise and fall of a cruel and despotic village... more
Directed by: Abderrahmane SissakoLa Vie Sur Terre is a 1998 Malian comedy/drama film written and directed by, and starring Abderrahmane Sissako. It is set in the village of Sokolo and depicts rural life on the eve of the 21st... more
BamunanBamunan is a 1990 drama film directed by Falaba Issa Traoré.... more
Directed by: Souleymane CisséThe Wind is a 1982 Malian drama film directed by Souleymane Cissé. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival.... more
Directed by: Adama DraboFire! is a 1991 Malian drama film directed by Adama Drabo. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.... more
Demain à NanguilaDemain à Nanguila is a 1969 Malian film.... more
Directed by: Souleymane CisséTell Me Who You Are is a 2009 Malian drama film directed by Souleymane Cissé. It was given a special screening at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.... more
Directed by: Souleymane Cissé"A young engineer has a managing position at a factory in Bamako. He skilfully solves urgent problems and his new methods meet with the approval of the work force. But his efforts to have the workers... more
Desert BluesDesert Blues is a 2006 documentary film.... more
Directed by: Pablo CésarAphrodite, the Garden of the Perfumes is a 1998 Argentine - Mali drama film directed and written by Argentine director Pablo César. The film based on the Ancient Greek god Aphrodite is an independent... more
Dambé: The Mali ProjectDambé: The Mali Project is a documentary film directed by Dearbhla Glynn, and produced by Vanessa Gildea. The film documents Irish musicians Liam Ó Maonlaí and Paddy Keenan embarking on a musical... more
Taafé FangaMaimouna Hélène Diarra, Teneman Sanogo
Directed by: Adama Drabo
The Spirit of MoptiL'Esprit de Mopti is a 1999 documentary film about the city of Mopti, directed by Moussa Ouane.... more
Power of the PoorModibo Dily Traoré, Souleymane Diakité
Directed by: Adama Drabo, Ladji Diakité"The second chapter of a planned trilogy critical of the imbalance of power in Dogon social life. A Dogon village in Mali is about to be disturbed by the ambush and decapitation of Adama, an albino,...
Directed by: Souleymane CisséWaati is a 1995 Malian drama film directed by Souleymane Cissé. It was entered into the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.... more
FinzanNamory Keita, Diarrah Sanogo
Directed by: Cheick Oumar SissokoFinzan is a 1992 drama film written and directed by Cheick Oumar Sissoko....
The Garbage BoysDiarrah Sanogo, Koti
Directed by: Cheick Oumar SissokoThe Garbage Boys is a 1987 film written by Cheick Oumar Sissoko and Ibrahima Touré and directed by Cheick Oumar Sissoko....
Il était une fois l’indépendanceIl était une fois l’indépendance is a 2009 Malian film.... more
Faro - Goddess Of The WatersSotigui Kouyaté, Maimouna Hélène Diarra
Directed by: Salif TraoreFaro, Goddess of the Waters is a 2007 film.... more
Mrs. Goundo's Daughter"Mrs. Goundo's Daughter is the story of a young mother's quest to keep her baby daughter healthy and whole. It is also the story of the African tradition of female genital cutting, which dates back...
Kennis Voor Het LevenKennis Voor Het Leven is a 2005 Dutch film.... more
GenesisSotigui Kouyaté, Balla Moussa Keïta
Directed by: Cheick Oumar SissokoGenesis is a 1999 French-Malian drama film directed by Cheick Oumar Sissoko. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.... more