Not much from the old Malian city of Timbuktu, pleased livestock herdsman Kidane (Ibrahim Ahmed also known as Pino) lives in harmony in the dunes with his better half Satima (Toulou Kiki), his little girl Toya (Layla Walet Mohamed), and also Issan (Mehdi Ag Mohamed), their twelve-year-old guard. In the area, individuals endure, vulnerable, from the regimen of horror enforced by the Jihadists identified to regulate their confidence. Songs, giggling, cigarettes, also football have actually been outlawed. The females have actually ended up being darkness however stand up to with self-respect. Daily, the brand-new improvisated courts problem unreasonable and also unfortunate sentences. Kidane and also his family members are being saved the turmoil that dominates in Timbuktu. Their fate adjustments quickly.