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Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun • 2002 • France
Starring Ahidjo Mahamat Moussa, Hamza Moctar Aguid, Zara Haroun
This early feature by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun is deeply affecting in its minutely observed portrait of two children forced to grow up too fast. Fifteen-year-old Tahir (Ahidjo Mahamat Mou...
Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun • 2006 • Chad
Starring Ali Barkai, Youssouf Djaoro, Djibril Ibrahim
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun crafts a complex moral tale set in the wake of Chad’s long civil war. After the government announces that amnesty will be granted to all war criminals, sixteen-year-old Atim ...
Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun • 2010 • France
Starring Youssouf Djaoro, Diouc Koma, Emile Abossolo M’bo
Mahamat Saleh Haroun won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival for this powerfully understated portrait of a man wrestling with conflicts within himself, his family, and his country. A...