A trial is set up in a makeshift court within the courtyard of some Malian residences against the IMF and World Bank and its alleged exploitation of Africa. Meanwhile life continues around it, with Mele, a local singer having serious misgivings about life with her unemployed husband...
Far from an easy watch, either in terms of its hard-hitting content, seemingly haphazard structuring or its dense symbolism. But this makes sense of the political intricacies by balancing the rhetoric and statistics with everyday occurrences that give the iniquities and inadequacies a human face.
Reviewed by David Parkinson
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