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Courtesy of Mahen Bonetti

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet
Map & Directions
 

Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

2008

Chad/France

81 minutes

Showtimes

SHADES OF LOVE: ROMANCE IN CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN CINEMA

Sex, Okra and Salted Butter

Sexe, Gombo et Beurre Salé

An extramarital affair leads to Hortense’s separation from her very traditional African husband, who is in for a ride as he learns about her love affair, his eldest son’s secret love life, and the responsibilities of single parenthood.

Shown with Surrender
Directed by Celine Gilbert
(Tanzania/Zimbabwe, 2000, 30 min.)
In the tranquil setting of a small fishing community on the east coast of Zanzibar, a fire is raging in the hearts of three young individuals—and the entire community feels the heat. Amri is a man trapped between his desire for a local fisherman and the traditional family-man role that he is expected to fulfill. (Swahili with English subtitles)

Generous support provided by Ms. Melanie Gray and Mr. Mark Wawro.