LINGUI, THE SACRED BONDS (2021)

Lingui
Victoria Eugenia Antzokia
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Friday, 01 April 2022 / 22:30 5 € Tickets

Reproductive health and abortion

France-Germany-Belgium-Chad. Direction: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. Production: Thibault Lhonneur / Les 400 Clous. Screenplay: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. Photography: Mathieu Giombini. Music: Wasis Diop. Edition: Marie-Hélène Dozo. Cast: Achouackh Abakar Souleymane, Rihane Khalil Alio. Running time: 87 min.

LANGUAGE: French / SUBTITLES: Spanish

On the outskirts of N'Djamena, the capital of Chad, Amina lives alone with Maria, her only daughter, aged 15. Her already fragile and precarious world falls apart the day she learns that her daughter is pregnant. Maria won't tell her who the father is, only that she wants to have an abortion. In a country where abortion is condemned not only by religion, but also by the law, Amina sets out on a battle that seems lost before it's fought...