Film Famous Movies From Mali

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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?"

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Bamako Danny Glover, Aïssa Maïga, Elia Suleiman Bamako 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 ...more

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Yeelen Balla Moussa Keïta, Niamanto Sanogo, Ismaila Sarr Yeelen 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 ...more

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Guimba the Tyrant Balla Moussa Keïta, Falaba Issa Traoré, Maimouna Hélène Diarra Guimba 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 ...more

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La Vie Sur Terre Abderrahmane Sissako, Nana Baby, Keita Bina Gaousso La 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

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Bamunan Bamunan is a 1990 drama film directed by Falaba Issa Traoré.

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The Wind Balla Moussa Keïta, Omou Diarra, Ismaila Sarr The 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.

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Fire! Balla Moussa Keïta, Diarrah Sanogo, Arouna Diarra Fire! 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.

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Demain à Nanguila is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies From Mali
Demain à Nanguila Demain à Nanguila is a 1969 Malian film.

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Tell Me Who You Are Assane Kouyate, Sogona Gakou, Badra Alou Sissoko Tell 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.

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Work Balla Moussa Keïta, Bubukar Keita, Omou Diarra "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 ...more

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Desert Blues Desert Blues is a 2006 documentary film.

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Segu Janjo

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Aphrodite, the Garden of the Perfumes Alejandro Da Silva, Karamoko Sinayoko, Fatoumata Coulibaly Aphrodite, 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 ...more

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Dambé: The Mali Project Dambé: 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 ...more

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Taafé Fanga Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Teneman Sanogo, Sidike Diabate

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The Spirit of Mopti L'Esprit de Mopti is a 1999 documentary film about the city of Mopti, directed by Moussa Ouane.

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Power of the Poor Modibo Dily Traoré, Souleymane Diakité, Djénébou Koné "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, ...more

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Waati Vusi Kunene, Balla Moussa Keïta, Martin Le Maitre Waati is a 1995 Malian drama film directed by Souleymane Cissé. It was entered into the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.

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Finzan Namory Keita, Diarrah Sanogo, Koti Finzan is a 1992 drama film written and directed by Cheick Oumar Sissoko.

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The Garbage Boys Diarrah Sanogo, Koti, Macire Kante The Garbage Boys is a 1987 film written by Cheick Oumar Sissoko and Ibrahima Touré and directed by Cheick Oumar Sissoko.

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Il était une fois l’indépendance Il était une fois l’indépendance is a 2009 Malian film.

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Faro - Goddess Of The Waters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies From Mali
Faro - Goddess Of The Waters Sotigui Kouyaté, Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Balla Habib Dembélé Faro, Goddess of the Waters is a 2007 film.

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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 ...more

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Kennis Voor Het Leven Kennis Voor Het Leven is a 2005 Dutch film.

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Genesis Sotigui Kouyaté, Balla Moussa Keïta, Salif Keïta Genesis 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.

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Land Rush

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Great African Films: Vol. 1: Faraw! Mother of the Dunes Balla Moussa Keïta, Safiatou Mahamane, Hamel Mbarek Faraw! Mother of the Dunes is a 1997 drama film written and directed by Abdoulaye Ascofare.

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Le Jeu Le Jeu is a 1988 Malian film.

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Waliden, Children of Others "In Mali, as in many countries in Africa, the ancestral custom of informal or "traditional" adoption was used to positively consolidate the ties within the family. Children would ...more

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Amanar Tamasheq "The filmmaker meets the Tuareg rebels in the desert of Mali. He’s asked to record their history, even when he doesn’t understand what he is documenting." Quoting the description from ...more

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Macadam Tribu Macadam Tribu is a 1996 comedy-drama produced by José Zeka Laplaine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Footsteps in Africa: A Nomadic Journey

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Everything's Fine Seydou Konaté is a doctor in Nongon, a small village in Southern Mali, without electricity or telephones, isolated by two rivers with no bridges, and a 10-hour drive on a dirt road from ...more

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Sand Fishers Sand Fishers is a 2012 documentary film written and directed by Samouté Andrey Diarra.

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The Double Steps Miquel Barceló, Hamadoun Kassogué, Mahamadou Camara The Double Steps is a 2011 adventure drama film written by Isabel Campo and Isaki Lacuesta and directed by Isaki Lacuesta.

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Global Home Global Home is 2012 documentary and adventure film written and directed by Eva Stotz.

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Tinye So Tiecoura Traore, Tehibou Bagayoko, Bocar Ba Tinye So is a 2010 short mystery film written and directed by Daouda Coulibaly.

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Swirl in Bamako Fatoumata Coulibaly, Mama Koné, Chek Oumar Sidibé Swirl in Bamako is a 2012 film directed by Dominique Philippe.

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Africa: Blood and Beauty Lambert Wilson Africa: Blood and Beauty is a 2012 documentary directed by Sergey Yastrzhembsky.

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Victimes de nos richesses Victimes de nos richesses is a 2006 documentary film exploring the 2005 violence at the Ceuta and Melilla border fences.