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    abderrahmane sissako Quotes

    I'm the only Mauritanian filmmaker so it wouldn't make sense to make a film in France. I could shoot outside of my own country if the story was something that called for it. Africa really has to be the reason for me to make a new film.
    — Abderrahmane Sissako
    tags: film  africa  stories 
     
    I think that people don't necessary fight with or aren't necessarily beaten by weapons, but it' through their minds and what they think they can do.
    — Abderrahmane Sissako
    tags: people  fight  mind 
     
    Of course, technology is very important now. It's there, its available. It's there to be use however you see fit. You can use it and the jihadist can use it. In their case they have been very effective at making use of technology, particularly with websites. It's primarily through these websites that they do their recruiting. But it's not technology that makes them that way.
    — Abderrahmane Sissako
    tags: technology 
     
    Music is human vibration. It makes humans vibrate and takes them someplace else.
    — Abderrahmane Sissako
    tags: human  music 
     
    Every religion has had people going out and killing in the name of it. But that's not what religion is.
    — Abderrahmane Sissako
    tags: people 
     
    Islam never tells people to go out and kill other people.
    — Abderrahmane Sissako
    tags: people 
     
    Music is one of the most beautiful things in the world. It's universal.
    — Abderrahmane Sissako
    tags: world  beautiful  music 
     
    Being an African filmmaker, Africa is what's important for me. If I were to shot a film in France or elsewhere it would only be because the story that was being told was something that concerned me, and that really called me or needed to be shown on the screen.
    — Abderrahmane Sissako
    tags: film  africa  stories 
     
    The role of the artist is to be the witness of life, timbuktu.
    — Abderrahmane Sissako
    tags: artist 
     
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