Chad and its “everyday heroines” in Lingui

Chad and its everyday heroines in Lingui

Unite so as not to sink: with Lingui, the sacred bonds, the Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun confronts the themes of abortion and excision, and portrays women surviving in an ultra-conservative society. The new film by Chadian filmmaker Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, released in theaters on Wednesday, was noticed in competition at the last Cannes festival in July. … Read more

“Lingui” by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, the struggle of women, in Chad and elsewhere

Lingui by Mahamat Saleh Haroun the struggle of women in Chad

Published on : 12/08/2021 – 6:05 PM It is so far the most feminist film by the Chadian filmmaker. In “Lingui”, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun put his art of images at the service of the fight against female circumcision and submission. After leaving empty-handed of the winners of the Cannes Film Festival, the Fespaco in Ouagadougou and … Read more

Cannes Film Festival: “Lingui, les ties sacrés”, a Chadian film shortlisted for the Palme d’Or

Cannes Film Festival Lingui les ties sacres a Chadian film

Lingui, the sacred bonds by director Mahamat Saleh Haroun, who received the Jury Prize at Cannes in 2010 for A screaming man, is one of the two films from the continent (out of 24 in total) competing for the Palme d’Or, alongside High and loud by Moroccan Nabil Ayouch. It is screened this July 7 … Read more