LINGUI, THE SACRED BONDS - COMPETITION

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by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

2021 / FRANCE / GERMANY / BELGIUM / CHAD, 87' - World Premiere

with Achouackh Abakar Souleymane, Rihane Khalil Alio, Youssouf Djaoro 

Produced by Florence Stern, Pili Films (France), Goï Goï Productions (Chad)
in coproduction with Mélanie Andernach, Made in Germany (Germany) and Diana Elbaum, Beluga Tree (Belgium) as well as Canal+ International, Proximus
with the participation of Canal+, Ciné+, TV5 Monde
with the support of Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée
in association with Indefilms8 and Cinemage 14, Films Boutique, produced with the support of Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, FFA French-German Mini traitee, Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, la Coopération belge au développement, Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral Belge, Caviar Film Financing

World Sales: Films Boutique

On the outskirts of N'djamena in Chad, Amina lives alone with her only 15-­‐year-­‐old daughter Maria. Her already fragile world collapses the day she discovers that her daughter is pregnant. The teenager does not want this pregnancy. In a country where abortion is not only condemned by religion, but also by law, Amina finds herself facing a battle that seems lost in advance...

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