Voice4Thought Film screening: Un homme qui crie

Voice4Thought presents films by African directors

The Voice4Thought festival presents three thought-provoking films on 24, 26 and 27 August. The films embody the mission of the festival: to bring inspiring ‘voices’ of strength and change to a broader audience and facilitate a dialogue between Africa and Europe. They were selected by slammer Croquemort (Chad), human rights lawyer Pangmashi Yenkong (Cameroon) and Elvire Eijkman (African Studies Centre, Leiden). During the movie nights, they will introduce the films of their choice and answer questions from the audience.

Un homme qui crieFilm: Un homme qui crie – 24 August

2010 – 92 min. – genre: drama – director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun – language: French; Arabic

Introduction by Croquemort (Chad).

‘Un homme qui crie’ is a 2010 French-Chadian drama film by Mahamat Saleh Haroun. It revolves around the current civil war in Chad, and tells the story of a man who sends his son to war in order to regain his position at an upscale hotel. The film won the Jury Prize at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.

Entrance: free

Date, time and location

24 August 2015
Lipsius building, Leiden University, Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden
Room 019