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Lights in the Dusk's rating of the film Bamako

What could have easily turned into a work of simple didactic discussion is transformed by the weight of genuine human experience into something profound and engaging. Throughout the film these speakers put forward their arguments with a passion and integrity, but it is the audience of nameless faces who watch, listen and exist against this background of unrest and degradation that give credence to their words.