PANORAMA: LINGUI, THE SACRED BONDS

 

PANORAMA

LINGUI, THE SACRED BONDS (N/C 15)
LINGUI, LES LIENS SACRES

WATCH THE TRAILER

Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s gorgeous, affecting drama centres on a single mother and her pregnant teen daughter as they seek an abortion in a country where it is technically legal but impossible to access. 

The filmmaker plumbs the depths of the bonds among women, gradually revealing how far they will go to protect themselves and one another.

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Cast: Achouackh Abakar Souleymane, Rihane Khalil Alio, Youssouf Djaoro, Briya Gomdigue, Hadj Fatimé Ngoua

2021 | Chad/France/Germany | 87 mins | UK distributor MUBI

“Haroun lets the vivid characters and the remarkable actresses provide the propulsion, while his camera sits back and watches.” The Wrap

    SCREENINGS
DUNDEE CONTEMPORARY ARTS   Mon 29 Nov (18:00)

BIRMINGHAM MAC   Sat 20 Nov (14:30)

EDINBURGH FILMHOUSE   Mon 15 Nov (13:00) & (18:00)

GLASGOW FILM THEATRE   Sat 13 Nov (15:15)

LEICESTER PHOENIX   Mon 6 Dec (18:00)

LEWES DEPOT  Mon 6 Dec (18:00)

 

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