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Lingui, The Sacred Bonds
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's film comes to UK/ROI cinemas in February.

Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Chad set drama Lingui, The Sacred Bonds sees a single mother (Achouackh Abakar Souleymane) and her teenage daughter (Rihane Khalil Alio) desperately seeking an illegal abortion when the latter becomes pregnant.

Lingui, The Sacred Bonds is in UK/ROI cinemas from February 4th, 2022.

Check out the trailer below.

The official synopsis reads:

On the outskirts of the capital of Chad, determined single mother Amina (Achouackh Abakar Souleymane) works tirelessly to provide for herself and her 15-year-old daughter Maria (Rihane Khalil Alio). 

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. Fighting to procure this simple yet inaccessible procedure, they must navigate a patriarchal network of doctors, relatives, and neighbors. In the process, mother and daughter forge a connection stronger than any they've ever known.