A drowning man grabs hold of the crocodile

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Timbuktu had been planned as a documentary, but he realised it would be impossible when most of the gunmen were still at large. “You can’t make a documentary where people aren’t free to speak. And the risk is that you make a film for the jihadists – because they’re the ones who are going to do the talking.” When we meet, recent reports say they have returned to Mali in force. He half smiles. “They never left.”

I cannot wait to see this film. It hits the theatres today in case you too want to support this important work of art.

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