Keimena: #40 An Opera of the World
by Manthia Diawara

SEP
18
11:59 pm
ERT2, Athens

Manthia Diawara, An Opera of the World, 2017, Portugal/USA/Mali, film still

An Opera of the World, 2017, Portugal/USA/Mali, 71 min.
Director: Manthia Diawara

n An Opera of the World, Malian filmmaker Manthia Diawara reflects upon the refugee crisis and the relationship between Europe and Africa. The film revolves around a performance of Bintou Were, a Sahel Opera in Bamako, around which Diawara builds a story about migration, interweaving interviews with documentary and archival footage.


Keimena, a documenta 14 Film Program on ERT2, airs Mondays at midnight from December 19, 2016 to September 18, 2017. Each film can be viewed during the broadcast and streamed on demand for seven days thereafter. Please note that the films are presented in their original language with Greek subtitles, and can be streamed from within Greece only.

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