In Bamako, The Women Are Beautiful (A Bamako, Les Femmes Sont Belles)

The struggle for human rights by women of Mali.

directed by: Christian Succab-Goldman
produced by: ISKRA, La Sept. ARTE
(1996) 65 minutes
1998, 62 min, 61 min

(French with English subtitles)

A meeting with the women of Mali, land-locked country of the Sahara with an illustrious and complex past which today has one of the poorest populations on the planet. In Bamako, the capital, as in the rest of the country, women try to balance the demands of tradition and development.

A la rencontre des femmes du Mali, pays Sahelien enclave, au passe prestigieux et complexe, comptant aujourd’hui parmi les plus pauvres de la planete. A Bamako, la capital, comme dans le reste du pays, les femmes concilient l’evolution des cultures traditionelles avec les exigences du developpement.

Avec la participation de : Centre National de la Cinematographie, Ministere de la cooperation, Ministere de la Culture, PROCIREP, Office de Radiodiffusion Television de Mali .