Bamako. Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF whom they blame for Africa's woes... Amidst the pleas and the testimonies, life goes on in the courtyard. Chaka does not seem to be concerned by this novel Africa's desire to fight for its rights...


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DistributorNew Yorker Films
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1 theaters
Running Time1 hr 55 min
In Release321 days/45 weeks
Widest Release4 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Feb 16-1869$10,183-1-$10,183$14,3631
Feb 16-19
Presidents' Day wknd
Feb 23-2576$8,515-16.4%1-$8,515$29,5252
Mar 2-480$6,649-21.9%1-$6,649$40,6913
Mar 9-1177$8,763+31.8%2+1$4,381$51,9744
Mar 16-18118$525-94%1-1$525$57,5025
Mar 23-25101$2,248+328.2%2+1$1,124$59,7506
Mar 30-Apr 1105$1,023-54.5%1-1$1,023$62,1597
Apr 6-891$3,825+273.9%2+1$1,912$66,5598
Apr 13-1587$4,221+10.4%3+1$1,407$71,2429
Apr 20-22106$1,874-55.6%3-$624$74,02310
Apr 27-29116$1,081-42.3%1-2$1,081$76,10311
May 11-13118$878-1-$878$77,35613
Jun 1-375$7,467-4-$1,866$85,34716
Jun 8-10123$353-95.3%1-3$353$89,95917
Jun 15-1788$3,937+1,015.3%1-$3,937$94,18818
Jun 22-24101$1,438-63.5%2+1$719$97,99019
Jun 29-Jul 188$1,686+17.2%3+1$562$100,81320
Jul 6-8103$449-73.4%1-2$449$102,85221
Jul 13-1598$1,114+148.1%2+1$557$104,33722
Jul 27-29103$946-1-$946$105,56324
Aug 10-12103$781-1-$781$106,71126
Aug 17-19106$1,245+59.4%3+2$415$108,96427
Aug 24-26113$348-72%1-2$348$109,61528
Sep 14-16129$624-1-$624$110,40731
Sep 28-30131$394-1-$394$111,11333
Oct 26-28119$1,238-1-$1,238$112,35137