"Between Jean Cocteau and Guy Maddin, a masterpiece of mixed media cinema" (La Cinematheque Francaise, Paris - May 2010)
A 110 min. creative documentary chosen for the 60th Venice Biennale on the past and present of a corner of the world, a work dealing with images sunk between memory and reality.
“The struggle of the Tuareg people of Mali to hold onto their nomadic traditions is the subject of Isabella Sandri’s poignant docu ‘The Sand Raft’." ('Variety')
Special Jury Prize at the 21° Turin Film Festival