Lingui, Liens Sacres/ The Sacred Bonds

Saturday, March 26 at 7:00pm

In Arabic with English subtitles
by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (Chad/France, 2021, 88m)

On the outskirts of the capital of Chad, determined single mother Amina works tirelessly to provide for herself and her 15-year-old daughter, Maria. When Amina discovers Maria is pregnant and does not want a child, the two women begin to seek out an abortion, condemned by both religion and law.

Producers Award for International Cinema, Hamburg Film Festival (2021)
USA NBR Award for Top Five Foreign Language Films, National Board of Review (2021)
Award for the Respect of Minority Rights and Laity, Torino Film Festival Interfedi Award (2021)