Synopsis & Film Details

“To skip Ousmane Sembene’s Moolaadé  would be to miss an opportunity to experience the embracing, affirming, world-changing potential of humanist cinema at its finest.” – A.O. Scott, New York Times

Ousmane Sembene’s international co-production. In this drama, a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, and in the process starts a conflict that tears her village apart.

Part of the 2005 Fresno Film Festival.