NOMINEE - BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM – 2015 ACADEMY AWARDS® "Breathtakingly beautiful." - The New York Times. A masterwork...an extraordinary film." The New Yorker. "Astonishing, powerful and transcendent." The Wall Street Journal
In the dunes of occupied Timbuktu, Kidane lives peacefully with his wife, daughter and their shepherd. In town, people suffer powerlessly from a terror regime imposed by Jihadists; each day the court system issues tragic and absurd sentences. Kidane and his family have been spared from chaos, but their destiny changes abruptly.