"Lingui, the Sacred Bonds" - French Film Festival
Wednesday, March 22, 20234:00 pm - 6:00 pm "Lingui, the Sacred Bonds" - French Film Festival
LINGUI, THE SACRED BONDS / LINGUI, LES LIENS SACRÉS (2021) [92 min] takes place in Tchad and centers on the challenges faced by women in a male-dominated Moslem society. Followed by a Q&A with Prof. Sheryl Nomelli, Department of History. Multicultural Center.
A stunning vision of female solidarity. 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.